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Spinning Black Hole Leaves Dent in Space-Time

Using NASA's Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer (XRTE), MIT astrophysicists have found a black hole that has chiseled a remarkably stable indentation in the fabric of space and time. The finding may help scientists measure a black hole's mass and how it spins, two long-sought measurements, by virtue of the extent of this indentation. (more)
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