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Episode 422: X-ray Nova Discovered by Swift

Play Nov 22•4:28

NASA’s Swift satellite has detected another interesting X-ray burst. This one seems to be in the direction of the center of our galaxy. The burst was followed by dimming in the X-ray wavelength and a brightening in the lower energies. This type of emission is typical of a binary star with a black hole. A disk of material from the star periodically accumulates around the black hole before it plu...

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