News from the Department (2019)

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January 2019

  • Congratulations to Erin Kara and her team whose paper "The Corona Contracts in a New Black Hole Transient," appears as the cover story of this week's issue of Nature (January 11, 2019). In this study, the team of scientists observed the echoes of x-ray waves to map the size and shape of the environment nearby the stellar-mass black hole. To find out more, visit the CMNS website!

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