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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.

 

A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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