Monday, October 13, 2014

A black hole eats hot dogs - Say what

So I was perusing some science news and came across this tid bit....

Astronomers have discovered a black hole that is consuming gas from a nearby star 10 times faster than previously thought possible. The black hole -- known as P13 -- lies on the outskirts of the galaxy NGC7793 about 12 million light years from Earth and is ingesting a weight equivalent to 100 billion billion hot dogs every minute. (my emphasis)
Say what?

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