Spinning Black Holes

Instructional Resource

Subjects
Science
Audience
Classroom Teacher / Educator
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Spinning Black Holes

Instructional Resource

A pulsing black hole in the centre of a distant galaxy sheds light on black hole and galaxy formation. How fast are black holes rotating and how does that rotation change over its life-span?

Huge thanks to Prof. Geraint Lewis and study author Dr. Dheeraj Pasham.

A loud quasi-periodic oscillation after a star is disrupted

by a massive black hole

https://ve42.co/pasham

Special thanks to Patreon supporters:

Donal Botkin, James M Nicholson, Michael Krugman, Nathan Hansen, Ron Neal, Stan Presolski, Terrance Shepherd

Music from http://epidemicsound.com "Colorful animation 4" "serene story 2" "To the stars 01" "Black Vortex

Animations by Alan Chamberlain and courtesy of NASA

Author
Dr. Derek Muller
Publisher
Veritasium