Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad Gobierno de Canarias Universidad de La Laguna CSIC Centro de Excelencia Severo Ochoa

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Researchers at the IAC have discovered the fast 'fall' of two stars on black holes

Nov. 21, 2013

Thanks to the Gran Telescopio CANARIAS (GTC), the authors have demonstrated that two companion stars orbiting black holes are indeed falling onto these black holes, but the spiral-in of these companion stars is faster than what the theory predicts.

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