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Accretion physics: It's not U, it's B

Black holes grow by accreting mass, but the process is messy and redistributes gas and energy into their environments. New evidence shows that magnetic processes mediate both the accretion and ejection of matter.

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  1. Jon Miller is in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Michigan, 1085 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor Michigan 48109-1107, USA.

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