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News Release 143 of 948

September 29, 2011 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2011-28

Space Telescopes Reveal Secrets of Turbulent Black Hole

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Image: Black Hole Outflow (Artist's Illustration)

Black Hole Outflow (Artist's Illustration)STScI-PRC2011-28b Artist's Concept

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In this artist's illustration, turbulent winds of gas swirl around a black hole. Some of the gas is spiraling inward toward the black hole, but another part is blown away.

Image Type: Artwork

Credit: NASA and M. Weiss (Chandra X-ray Center)

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