SFN #146: A Space Fan Christmas

#JWST is making big progress, so far, 7 mirror segments have been mounted on the primary backplane. Also, how big can black holes get? Pretty darn big! Thanks to all Patreon supporters! You are helping make Space Fan News better. Please consider

Published on 24th Dec, 2015

#JWST is making big progress, so far, 7 mirror segments have been mounted on the primary backplane.

Also, how big can black holes get? Pretty darn big!

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Links to this week:
http://jwst.nasa.gov/webcam.html

http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/press/press-releases/2015/december/black-holes-could-grow-as-large-as-50-billion-suns-before-their-food-crumbles-into-stars-research-shows

Black Hole Paper:
http://arxiv.org/abs/1511.08502

Ravenous things:
http://hitchhikers.wikia.com/wiki/Ravenous_Bugblatter_Beast_of_Traal

Canon in D Major by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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