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BLACK HOLES

A fraction of a light second away

Nature Astronomyvolume 1pages827828 (2017) | Download Citation

Black holes absorb everything and emit nothing, yet relativistic jets of plasma are observed to emanate from systems hosting accreting black holes. We now know exactly how far from the black hole these processes take place.

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    • Nikolaos D. Kylafis

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