|dethalternate||Date: Sunday, 07-October-2012, 4:34 PM | Message # 1|
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An X-ray outburst caught by NASA's Swift on Sept. 16, 2012, resulted from a flood of gas plunging toward a previously unknown black hole. Gas flowing from a sun-like star collects into a disk around the black hole. Normally, this gas would steadily spiral inward. But in this system, named Swift J1745-26, the gas collects for decades before suddenly surging inward. (Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center)
ScienceDaily (Oct. 5, 2012) — NASA's Swift satellite recently detected a rising tide of high-energy X-rays from a source toward the center of our Milky Way galaxy. The outburst, produced by a rare X-ray nova, announced the presence of a previously unknown stellar-mass black hole.
Read more/Full article/source - http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/10/121005162822.htm