accreting black hole model
- One black hole hunter is Janna Levin.
- The accreting matter can outshine the rest of the galaxy as it is heated in very high-speed collisions outside the black hole's event horizon.
- They would be difficult to spot on their own because a black hole is visible only when it is swallowing, or accreting, matter.
- There are no "real" pictures of a black hole.
- The kids were shining a torch into the black hole.