Black Hole


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Black Hole

Slang; a project that takes an inordinate amount of time to complete. For example, if a contractor spends so much time on one client that she cannot devote enough time to other clients to satisfy their needs, the first client is known as a black hole. The term is most common in accounting and auditing.
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Without light, looking into the box is like looking into a black hole.
The best way to avoid being put on a black hole list is to be vigilant about any abuse or misuse of your internal email system(s), to monitor any messages (including messages on the various anti-spam message boards) that may mention your company or its trademarks, and by establishing and maintaining an incident response capability (which includes, of course, advice from legal counsel) to help respond both to fictitious spam and to potential black holes.
For all its moodiness, Black Hole isn't always heavy.
Two teams of astro-nomers have discovered the first examples of large, isolated black holes adrift among the stars of the Milky Way.
org/tags/supermassive+black+hole/) supermassive black hole ," said Yoshida in a (https://phys.
But the team didn't see this "hang-up" effect, so they think at least one black hole wasn't perfectly lined up.
Ten years is such a short little blip on cosmic timescales, but 10 years is all it's taken for the brightness of this supermassive black hole to dim by an order of magnitude.
If such black hole mergers occur in nature, next-generation gravitational wave observatories like the Evolved Laser Interferometer Space Antenna might provide proof of their existence.
The observation result shows that there is a unique chemical composition characterized by enhancement of hydrogen cyanide (HCN) around the black hole, which would be caused by high temperature heating of the environment surrounding the black hole.
According to the Schwarzschild solution of the Einstein general theory of relativity [27], the radius of a black hole with mass [M.
But it wasn't the kind of black hole created when a star explodes and dies; it was hundreds of thousands of times as powerful - a super-massive black hole, as they are known.
The pulse has been created by gas being sucked by gravity on to the black hole.
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