According to Albert Einstein, black holes have the power to twist space and time like candy makers twist taffy. However, the renowned scientist did not manage to explain the mystery of black hole gravitational pull. Luckily, scientists managed to resolve the dilemma and get to the origin of the gravitational interference that the gravitational phenomena generate.
Einstein stated that dense, large objects that emit big amounts of gravity have the capacity of bending space and time as they spin.
Scientists continued to study the fascinating gravitational holes long after the death of the famous physician. Both NASA and the European Space Agency examined black holes, some teams focusing on the flickering pattern of the X-ray light emitted by them.
According to Adam Ingram, a physician from Amsterdam University, the gravitational vortex of a black hole can be compared to a jar of honey. More precisely, with the action of twisting a spoon in a jar filled with honey. The black hole is the sweet substance, and the spoon is the gravity.
The objects that usually get attracted into the gravitational field are exactly like the crumbs that get stuck in the jar when somebody stirs in it.
Ingram also added that, in terms of physics, it is normal for every object that orbits a spinning body to have its motion altered.
And the mystery of black hole gravitational pull is not the only one that scientists managed to solve. It seems like they also found an explanation for the “music” that they produce.
The flickering lights mentioned above that can be seen near gravitational phenomena were dubbed the “cosmic choir” be researchers trying to explain and identify the source of the occurrences.
By using the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array space telescope, they gathered sufficient data to solve one of the mysteries surrounding the eluding phenomena.
It seems that the musicality of the frequency with which the X-ray light pulses is given by the stellar dust that is slowly swirling the holes, getting heated up in the process at traveling at incredibly high speeds.
What is even more fascinating is that Einstein published most of the theoretical information on black holes back in 1915, and modern-day researchers are still trying to make heads or tails of the gravitational anomalies.
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