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Slow black hole accretion drives mass loss

Novel observational evidence appears to confirm that when mass is supplied to massive black holes at low rates, only a fraction is actually accreted. Much of the gas may be lost in a low-speed magnetohydrodynamic wind.

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Miller, J.M. Slow black hole accretion drives mass loss. Nat Astron 5, 873–874 (2021).

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