“Up to Thousands of Years” –Circuits of Stars Orbiting Supermassive Black Holes

  At the center of the galaxy, millions of stars whirl in orbits around a supermassive black hole that can take anywhere from a few hours for stars close to the event horizon of the black hole to thousands of years for their distant neighbors, according to a new study that included scientists at the … Continue reading “Up to Thousands of Years” –Circuits of Stars Orbiting Supermassive Black Holes