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X-Ray Flare Echo Reveals Supermassive Black Hole Torus - Universe Today
The light echo of an X-ray flare from the nucleus of a galaxy has been observed. The flare almost certainly originates from a single star being gravitationally ripped apart by a supermassive black hole in the galactic core. As the star was being pulled into the black hole, its material was injected into the black … Continue reading "X-Ray Flare Echo Reveals Supermassive Black Hole Torus"