A Conceptual Rendition of Gas Being Driven into a Supermassive Black Hole Following a Supernova Expl (image) National Institutes of Natural Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption Strong turbulence caused by supernova explosions inside a dense molecular gas disk in the central region of a galaxy disturbs the stable motion of gas. This causes the gas to flow further inward toward the supermassive black hole at the center. Credit The University of Tokyo Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.