Supercomputer Simulation Reveals Supermassive Black Holes

A new supercomputer model could help astronomers find spiraling, merging systems of two supermassive black holes. These mergers happen often in the universe, but are hard to see. Watch as the simulation reveals the merger’s brighter, more variable X-rays.

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
Music: “Games Show Sphere 01” from Killer Tracks

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