Imagine the Universe!

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This is an animation showing the slowing of the rotation of a black hole. As it slows down, gas builds up just outside the black hole. The animation ends with a close-up of the gas at the edge of the black hole.

Imagine the Universe is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

The Imagine Team
Acting Project Leader: Dr. Barbara Mattson
All material on this site has been created and updated between 1997-2012.

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