Clouds seen circling supermassive black hole

Astronomers see huge clouds of gas orbiting supermassive black holes at the centres of galaxies. Once thought to be a relatively uniform, fog-like ring, the accreting matter instead forms clumps dense enough to intermittently dim the intense radiation blazing forth as these enormous objects condense and consume matter.

from Space & Time News — ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1mvzKeu

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