A black hole in a globular cluster

@article{Maccarone2007ABH,
  title={A black hole in a globular cluster},
  author={T. Maccarone and A. Kundu and S. Zepf and K. Rhode},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2007},
  volume={445},
  pages={183-185}
}
  • T. Maccarone, A. Kundu, +1 author K. Rhode
  • Published 2007
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Globular star clusters contain thousands to millions of old stars packed within a region only tens of light years across. Their high stellar densities make it very probable that their member stars will interact or collide. There has accordingly been considerable debate about whether black holes should exist in these star clusters. Some theoretical work suggests that dynamical processes in the densest inner regions of globular clusters may lead to the formation of black holes of ∼1,000 solar… CONTINUE READING
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