NASA’s IXPE Reveals Shape, Orientation of Hot Matter Around Black Hole

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Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 13:00
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Cygnus X-1, discovered in 1964, was the first cosmic object ever identified as containing a black hole. Now, NASA telescopes have teamed up to reveal new details about the configuration of hot matter surrounding this famous black hole.