Another Win for Einstein As 1915 Theory Is Proven

By Bo Beard | May 31, 2024

The black hole

Researchers at Oxford University have recently confirmed Albert Einstein's theory on black holes by observing one located 10,000 light-years away. 

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The black hole, 8.5 times the mass of the sun, is part of a system with a companion star. 

Plunging region

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Einstein's theory predicted a "plunging region" around black holes, directing matter straight into the core, as evidenced by this discovery.