The Mystery Of Young Stars Near Black Holes Solved

Thursday, August 21, 2008 - 21:28 in Astronomy & Space

The mystery of how young stars can form within the deep gravity of black holes has been solved by astrophysicists. Until now, scientists have puzzled over how stars could form around a black hole, since molecular clouds - the normal birth places of stars - would be ripped apart by the black hole's immense gravitational pull.

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