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Best view yet of flickering jets in black hole feeding frenzy

13 Oct 2019, 14:24 UTC
Best view yet of flickering jets in black hole feeding frenzy John Paice

Astronomers have captured high-speed camera views of crackling millisecond flashes of light generated by debris being pulled into a relatively nearby black hole, violent flicker-like bursts of radiation equivalent to the energy of a hundred suns released “in the blink of an eye.”

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