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The scientific measurement of the spin rate of the black hole, an extremely exotic but the simplest object of the universe and comes out to be close to the maximum possible value.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Indian, US satellites find black hole that spins near maximum possible rates

UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 01:18 PM IST
This point, however, cannot be directly seen, because nothing, not even light, can escape from a region around it, thus justifying the name of the object.
The X-ray image of the debris of SN 1572.
The X-ray image of the debris of SN 1572.

Indian astro satellite captures X-ray image of debris from 446-year-old supernova explosion

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Snehal Fernandes
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 10:33 AM IST
For the first time, country’s dedicated multi-wavelength astronomy satellite, Astrosat, has captured an X-ray image of the debris of a supernova. Called SN 1572, the supernova is located 10,000 light years away
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