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Black holes in a spin

The implications of the X-ray emission patterns of galaxies hosting supermassive black holes have been contentious. Data from NASA's NuSTAR telescope seem to resolve the issue — at least for one such galaxy. See Letter p.449

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Figure 1: Spiral galaxy NGC 1365.

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Reynolds, C. Black holes in a spin. Nature 494, 432–433 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/494432a

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