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Fraser
2009-Dec-11, 06:30 PM
Homer Simpson would be sad: recent observations of the binary system of a black hole and its companion star have shown the retreat of the doughnut-shaped accretion disk around the black hole. This shrinking 'doughnut' was seen in observations of the binary system GX 339-4, a system composed of a star similar in mass to [...]

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