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Gorging Black Hole Carves Out Gigantic Cavities of Gas

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Science  07 Jan 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5706, pp. 26
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5706.26a

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The most energetic eruption yet found in space, reported in the 6 January issue of Nature, has yielded the first direct measure of a black hole's prodigious appetite.