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We could have a clearer understanding of why the accretion disc round giant black holes is so shiny

Dana Berry/SkyWorks Digital/NASA

1000’s of comparatively small black holes could also be circling the supermassive black holes that lurk on the centres of galaxies. The thought wouldn’t solely assist clarify how small black holes develop bigger, it might additionally give us a brand new understanding of why supermassive black holes seem so shiny.

The centres of galaxies are terribly dense, so matter – together with comparatively small, or stellar-mass, black holes – tends to build up there. A few of this matter falls in the direction of every galaxy’s central supermassive…

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