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SUPERMASSIVE BREAKTHROUGH: SCIENTISTS NOW KNOW HOW FAST A BLACK HOLE SPINS

SUPERMASSIVE BREAKTHROUGH: SCIENTISTS NOW KNOW HOW FAST A BLACK HOLE SPINS

For the first time ever, scientists have been able to measure the precise spin rate of a ‘supermassive black hole’. The findings will provide some clue as to how some of the most mysterious objects in our universe began to form.

The black hole is located in the NGC 1365 galaxy, located 56 million light years away from us, and  two million times the mass of the Sun.

This entry was published on March 9, 2013 at 1:33 am. It’s filed under Politics and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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