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Gamma rays and neutrinos from mellow supermassive black holes

The Universe is filled with energetic particles, such as X rays, gamma rays, and neutrinos. However, most of the high-energy cosmic particles' origins remain unexplained. Now, an international research team has proposed a scenario that explains these; black holes with low activity act as major factories of high-energy cosmic particles.…
bubmag
September 24, 2021
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Co-founder of Raiders’ Black Hole fan section dies

Sep 21, 2021 Paul GutierrezESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Oakland Raiders for CSNBayArea.com and Sacramento Bee for eight years Member of Pro Football Writers Association Previously worked at Los Angeles Times, Las Vegas Review-Journal and Sports IllustratedLAS VEGAS -- Rob Rivera, co-founder of the iconic Black Hole section of Raiders…
bubmag
September 21, 2021
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Outcast 2 Resurrects The 1999 Cult Classic

1999's Outcast was a beloved adventure game that won praise from critics and fans--we named it out 1999 adventure game of the year. Developer Infogrames tried to make a sequel, but the studio went bankrupt and nothing ever came from it. THQ Nordic later acquired the rights and today at…
bubmag
September 17, 2021
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Astronomers Measure Mass and Spin of Intermediate-Mass Black Hole

The intermediate-mass black hole in question was caught in the act of swallowing a star, called a tidal disruption event. Dubbed 3XMM J215022.4-055108, the event occured in a star cluster associated with a lenticular galaxy at distance of almost 800 million light-years away. An artist’s impression of a black hole…
bubmag
September 17, 2021
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Black holes exert pressure on their environment

Previously, it was believed that the black holes are inert, the final stages of a dying star. Then, in 1974, Professor Stephen Hawking discovered that black holes emit thermal radiation. Now, scientists at the University of Sussex have discovered that black holes are even more complex thermodynamic systems, with a…
bubmag
September 14, 2021