Record-breaking ultraviolet winds discovered near black hole

University Park PA (SPX) Mar 24, 2016

The fastest winds ever seen at ultraviolet wavelengths have been discovered near a supermassive black hole by a research team that includes a Penn State University astronomer.

“This new ultrafast wind surprised us when it appeared at ultraviolet wavelengths, indicating it is racing away from the ravenous black hole at unprecedented speeds – almost like a bat of out Hell,” said William Niel —> Read More