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After years of watching, astronomers have recorded the largest-ever flare in X-rays from the supermassive black hole located at the center of the Milky Way, and their discovery brings the scientific community one step closer to understand how black holes behave.
Right now a doomed gas cloud is edging ever closer to the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. These black holes feed on gas and dust all the time, but astronomers rarely get to see mealtime in action.
A new study from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory tells scientists how often the biggest black holes have been active over the last few billion years.
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