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Measuring the Angular Momentum of Supermassive Bla... - a book by Brenneman, Laura

Measuring the Angular Momentum of Supermassive Black Holes

Measuring the Angular Momentum of Supermassive Black Holes( )
Author: Brenneman, Laura
Series title:SpringerBriefs in Astronomy Ser.
Publication Date:Jun 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $49.99
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Measuring the spin distribution of supermassive black holes is of critical importance for understanding how these black holes and their host galaxies form and evolve over time, yet this type of study is only in its infancy.  This brief describes how astronomers measure spin in supermassive black holes using X-ray spectroscopy.   It also reviews the constraints that have been placed on the spin distribution in local, bright active galaxies over the past six years, and the...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Astronomy
Science / Physics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:0.249 Pounds

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