Imagine the Universe!

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This is an animation showing the slowing of the rotation of a black hole. As it slows down, gas builds up just outside the black hole. The animation ends with a close-up of the gas at the edge of the black hole.

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Imagine the Universe! is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

The Imagine Team
Project Leader: Dr. Barbara Mattson
Curator: Meredith Gibb
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman
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This page last updated: Friday, 27-Jan-2006 15:54:38 EST