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Default Birth of Famous Black Hole: Longstanding Mysteries About Object Called Cygnus X-1...

Not only is this a fascinating discovery, but it is an extremely important one, too, in the scientific community.

Amazing stuff.

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ScienceDaily (Nov. 17, 2011) For the first time, astronomers have produced a complete description of a black hole, a concentration of mass so dense that not even light can escape its powerful gravitational pull. Their precise measurements have allowed them to reconstruct the history of the object from its birth some six million years ago.
Birth of famous black hole: Longstanding mysteries about object called Cygnus X-1 unraveled

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