November 16, 2010
Paging Soundgarden, White Courtesy Phone Please

The Chandra X-ray telescope has, if the data holds up to scrutiny at any rate, imaged the youngest black hole yet to be observed. This one formed from a supernova scientists actually witnessed back in 1979, and promises to provide unique insights into the very earliest stages of the life of one of the most unique of the universe's objects.

Posted by scott at November 16, 2010 06:34 AM

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