quote:On my phone and actually working. I don't have time to try to read through a long article on my phone. I barely know how to call someone. And like I said before, I thought the answer was simpler than it actually was.
Maybe he's on mobile or something. The OP could have quoted some important parts of the article so people on mobile don't have to worry about opening up new pages and shite.
quote:No, which is why I asked my initial question. I just didn't realize that it would take an entire article to answer my question.
you thought measuring the speed of something billions of miles away would be simple?
No, which is why I asked my initial question. I just didn't realize that it would take an entire article to answer my question.
While black holes are difficult to detect, the region around them gives off telltale X-rays. Using NASA's newly launched NuStar telescope and the European Space Agency's workhorse XMM-Newton, an international team observed high-energy X-rays released by a supermassive black hole in the middle of a nearby galaxy.
They calculated its spin at close to the speed of light — 670 million mph.
quote:To be fair, I've already stated that I didn't click on the link. Usually the OP will quote portions of the article so that one doesn't have to actually open the link. Sorry for inconveniencing all of you. At least you all got a good laugh out of me this morning
To be fair, it was only this part of the article:
You people realize it's not really a "hole", right?