Reply to post: Re: Explanation request

Humanity gazes into the abyss to get its first glimpse of a black hole

Oh Matron!

Re: Explanation request

<QUOTE>The bright spot at 8 o'clock is caused by relativistic beaming of the part of the accretion disk heading towards us.

The dark "spot" at 2 o'clock is the accretion disk heading away from us.</QUOTE>

Unless it's upside down. We probably all think that objects spin the same way regardless of where they are in space, on the same plane.

I think we've only just begun to understand some of the things about Black Holes

But, I like your thinking.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon


Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019