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This artist's impression shows a binary system containing a black hole known as IGR J17091t. Observations with NASA's Chandra orbiting telescope have clocked the fastest wind ever seen blowing off a disk around this stellar-mass black hole at about 20 million miles per hour.

Record-Breaking Wind From Stellar Mass Black Hole Discovered

The fastest wind ever discovered blowing off a disk around a stellar-mass black hole has been observed by a team of astronomers that includes a University of Michigan doctoral student.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2012

Jeff Riger's brother Dave in the "Black Hole"

Jeff Riger: Raider Nation Isn’t That Tough, Or Is It?

I believe my brother! If this guy can survive “The Black Hole” then seriously how scary can it be?

97.1 The Ticket–12/16/2011

UM Research: Black Hole At Milky Way's Core Powers Galaxy's Fastest Stars

The black hole at the center of the galaxy is to blame for sling-shotting “hypervelocity stars” out of the Milky Way at up to 1.8 million miles per hour, according to new evidence from research […]

07/25/2010