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GRAVITATIONAL WAVE KICKS MONSTER BLACK HOLE OUT OF GALACTIC CORE


TOP IMAGE….This image, taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, reveals an unusual sight: a runaway quasar fleeing from its galaxy’s central hub.

A quasar is the visible, energetic signature of a black hole.

Black holes cannot be observed directly, but they are the energy source at the heart of quasars — intense, compact gushers of radiation that can outshine an entire galaxy.

The green dotted line marks the visible periphery of the galaxy.

The quasar, named 3C 186, appears as a bright star just off-center.

The quasar and its host galaxy reside 8 billion light-years from Earth.

Researchers estimate that it took the equivalent energy of 100 million supernovas exploding simultaneously to jettison the black hole.

The most plausible explanation for this propulsive energy is that the monster object was given a kick by gravitational waves unleashed by the merger of two hefty black holes at the center of the host galaxy.

The Hubble image combines visible and near-infrared light taken by the Wide Field Camera 3.

Credits NASA, ESA, and M. Chiaberge (STScI and JHU)

LOWER IMAGE….This illustration shows how gravitational waves can propel a black hole from the center of a galaxy.

The scenario begins in the first panel with the merger of two galaxies, each with a central black hole.

In the second panel, the two black holes in the newly merged galaxy settle into the center and begin whirling around each other.

This energetic action produces gravitational waves.

As the two hefty objects continue to radiate away gravitational energy, they move closer to each other over time, as seen in the third panel.

If the black holes do not have the same mass and rotation rate, they emit gravitational waves more strongly in one direction, as shown by the bright area at upper left.

The black holes finally merge in the fourth panel, forming one giant black hole.

The energy emitted by the merger propels the black hole away from the center in the opposite direction of the strongest gravitational waves.

Credits NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI)

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as an artist and as someone who creates content in general, its ur own job to educate urself and find ur own resources stop using black ppl as information hubs 24/7, dont ask us questions u can answer using a search engine. take some fucking initiative 

ok actually going to flesh out my jaune-is-from-mistral theory as well as stuff connected to that.

my first point was getting around the technicality that jaune was from the same kingdom as pyrrha. qrow actually said it himself- this kingdom is huge. extremely varying climates, extremely varying cultures. jaune and pyrrha could’ve easily both been from there, and jaune never mentions where he’s from.

secondly, one of my weaker points is that mistral was a hub for the arts, and jaune is one of the only people in the show (bar weiss and possibly ren) who has an interest in the arts- namely, dancing. if he were to pick that up anywhere, the best bet would be mistral

thirdly, mistral is supposed to have a black market and is a huge criminal hub. jaune “got his hands” on transcripts, and so far we don’t know how (bc why explain that when u can have hell prom) but the black market there is the perfect explanation. jaune managed to scrape up the lien, either because his family were well off (which i HIGHLY doubt), he worked for it  (note he said “he got his hands on” instead of “someone gave me them”) or he got the money illegally too. 

fourthly, if we assume that blake is headed for vacuo rather than mistral, there’s no other person that’s been part of something illegal- cinder is a criminal, and if jaune has been part of criminal activity, it would make him ACTUALLY USEFUL (please make him useful miles PLEASE) for getting even the tiniest lead on cinder. also, no one but pyrrha and cardin knew about his transcripts- cardin is probably still in vale and pyrrha’s dead. ren, nora and ruby have no idea jaune faked his way in.

I don’t think people understand the cultural and societal significance Emanuel AME has in the history of the abolition of slavery and civil rights. It’s not only a church, it’s a hub of testimonies and challenges that black communities have faced for generations. Last night’s shooting was not only a terrorist assault on worshippers, it was also an assault on a historical landmark.