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Black Holes without life

2 August 2022

At https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/07/220718122232.htm … astromoners, or some of them, are saying the Large Magellanic  Cloud has a defunct black hole as it doesn’t appear to show signs of life. The star that gave rise to the black hole has apparently vanished without exploding in a supernova event. This is somewhat different to a dormant black hole, a tag they earn if they are not emitting high levels of x-ray radiation. A vanishing black hole is something quite perplexing. Well, it is if you assume exploding stars, or supernovae, are the genesis of black holes. On the other hand …

At https://phys.org/news/2022-07-analysis-milky-fermi-high-velocity-clouds.html … the Milky Way Fermi Bubble high velocity clouds suggest they have a foreign origin. HGow dastardly is that? Prior research has shown that massive lobes of plasma extend above and below the centre of the galactic plane that forms the Milky Way galaxy. Although it is generally thought such plasma should have a local origin it would seem, in this instance, that is not true.

An asteroid with a stone skipping trajectory – see https://phys.org/news/2022-07-unique-stone-skipping-like-trajectory-asteroid-aletai.html …. asteroid Aletai came in at a shallow angle and left behind a field of strewn meteorites 430 km in length.


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