Astronomy News with The Cosmic Companion Dec. 3, 2019

  
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This is black hole week on The Cosmic Companion, featuring discussion of the first serious ideas of planets orbiting black holes, we hear how astronomers may have uncovered the secrets of powerful regions of radiation around these objects, and the largest stellar-mass black hole ever seen is spotted in our home galaxy.

An artist’s conception of a black hole, surrounded by gas. Image credit: Gerd Altmann | Pixabay

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