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Black Holes: A Silent, Secret Essence

Black holes and Edgar Alan Poe, an intriguing combination!

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rings_full Rings of X-ray light centered on V404 Cygni, a binary system containing an erupting black hole (dot at center), via https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/nasa-s-hubble-finds-evidence-of-galaxy-star-birth-regulated-by-black-hole-fountain

I.“He had begun by speaking of mines and metals, of gold and diamonds and all precious elements buried deep in the earth, but now, without my knowing how, he had ranged out into the depths of space, and was telling me of quasars and pulsars, of red giants and brown dwarfs and black holes, of heat death and the Hubble constant, of quarks and quirks and multiple infinities. And of dark matter. The universe, according to him, contains a missing mass we cannot see or feel or measure. There is much, much more of it than there is of anything else, and the visible universe, the one that we know, is sparse and puny in comparison. I thought of it, this vast invisible sea of weightless and transparent stuff…

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Written by Jude Cowell

February 1, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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  1. this is an amazing post from Monika, Jude! I’m going to share it on one of my Facebook Pages after I’ve had time to re-read it.

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    Anne Whitaker

    February 1, 2016 at 9:04 pm


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