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When I first saw this I thought Space.com had been infiltrated by conspiracy theorists and flat earthers! Surely, everybody knows that a football is spherical! But then the article clarified the point:

"The supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy is spinning so fast that it is warping spacetime into an oval shape reminiscent of an American football (or a rugby ball for any non-American readers!. The finding comes from a careful study of radio and X-ray observations."

https://www.space.com/milky-way-black-h ... super-bowl

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Very interesting, thanks Graeme
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Thanks for posting Graeme
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