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Refitted Hubble Probes a Maelstrom

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Science  16 May 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5315, pp. 1026
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5315.1026a

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The Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS), installed aboard the Hubble Space Telescope during February's servicing mission, has provided the most detailed view yet of matter swirling in the grip of a giant black hole at the center of a distant galaxy.