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Hubble Directly Observes the Disk Around a Black Hole

International scientists have observed a black hole swallowing up a quasar accretion disc. The quasar disc is approximately 100-300 billion kilometers across and is identified by its brightly glowing matter. Although the disc lays billions of light-years away from Earth, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope was recently used in an innovative way to observe phenomena […]