black holes

Damien Broderick (
Sun, 25 Apr 1999 11:37:55 +0000

At 07:04 PM 24/04/99 +0200, Anders wrote:

>Actually, black holes seem to have moved out from the "weird
>possibility" category among astrophysicist and into the "odd object"
>category. I get the impression that the confidence in the data
>supporting their existence is rather high these days.

I heard on the radio yesterday that a recent study has observed a particular X-ray spectrum profile associated with the cores of certain (young, very distant?) galaxies that's consistent with humungous black holes but not anything else. Sorry, no url available.

Damien Broderick