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Magnetic Field Simulation of a Black Hole

Caption: This is a computer simulation of gas (in yellow) falling into a black hole (too small to be seen). Twin jets are also shown with magnetic field lines.

Credit: Alexander Tchekhovskoy, Berkeley Lab

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