Scientists believe that the Swift satellite–which reacted and repositioned itself within 50 seconds to capture the event–photographed the afterflow of a birth of a black hole. An artist’s conception is available.
David Benfell holds a Ph.D. in Human Science from Saybrook University. He earned a M.A. in Speech Communication from CSU East Bay in 2009 and has studied at California Institute of Integral Studies. He is an anarchist, a vegetarian ecofeminist, a naturist, and a Taoist.
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