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Q & A: Do black holes exist?

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Most recent answer: 02/02/2012
Q:
DO black hole exists?
- Razin Shaikh (age 13)
Navsari,Gujarat,India
A:
Yes, Razin, black holes exist.  We even have one near the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.  It's name is Sagittarius A*.  Although you can't see it directly, remember it's black, you can certainly see the effects of it by observing its gravitational effects on nearby stars. In addition when interstellar matter gets sucked into a black hole there is lots of radiation emitted which we can see. 
For more information from our web site, type 'black holes' into the search box.  For more information about the black hole in our galaxy type Sagittarius A* into your favorite search engine. 

LeeH

(published on 02/02/2012)

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