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Quiet is the new loud

Understanding the mechanisms by which matter flows into black-hole systems is pivotal to elucidating how such systems work. It seems that a 'quiet' mass outflow can play a hitherto-unknown part in the process.

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Figure 1: Broad wind takes over.

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Proga, D. Quiet is the new loud. Nature 458, 414–415 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/458414a

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