Spinning Black Holes

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  • Published on: Friday, January 11, 2019
  • A pulsing black hole in the centre of a distant galaxy sheds light on black hole and galaxy formation. How fast are black holes rotating and how does that rotation change over its life-span?

    Huge thanks to Prof. Geraint Lewis and study author Dr. Dheeraj Pasham.

    A loud quasi-periodic oscillation after a star is disrupted
    by a massive black hole

    Special thanks to Patreon supporters:
    Donal Botkin, James M Nicholson, Michael Krugman, Nathan Hansen, Ron Neal, Stan Presolski, Terrance Shepherd

    Music from http://epidemicsound.com "Colorful animation 4" "serene story 2" "To the stars 01" "Black Vortex

    Animations by Alan Chamberlain and courtesy of NASA

    Source: https://youtu.be/fu3645D4ZlI