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Journey to the Limits of Spacetime

February 13, 2013

3D snapshot for an evolved Black Hole model Voracious absences at the center of galaxies, black holes shape the growth and death of the stars around them through their powerful gravitational pull and explosive ejections of energy. Full Story

Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin

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