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The dynamical fingerprint of core scouring in massive elliptical galaxies

Monday, November 18th, 2013

arXiv:1311.3783

by Thomas, J. and Saglia, R. P. and Bender, R. and Erwin, P. and Fabricius, M.
13 pages, 3 figures, submitted to ApJ

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Low angular momentum flow model for Sgr A*

Friday, June 29th, 2012

arXiv:1206.5338

by Okuda, Toru and Molteni, Diego
11 pages, 13 figures

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The Nature of Hypervelocity Stars and the Time Between Their Formation and Ejection

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

arXiv:1206.4057

by Brown, Warren R. and Cohen, Judith G. and Geller, Margaret J. and Kenyon, Scott J.
6 pages, accepted to ApJ Letters

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The Tidal Disruption of Giant Stars and Their Contribution to the Flaring Supermassive Black Hole Population

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

arXiv:1206.2922

by MacLeod, Morgan and Guillochon, James and Ramirez-Ruiz, Enrico
18 pages, 18 figures, submitted to ApJ

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Two in one? A possible dual radio-emitting nucleus in the quasar SDSS J1425+3231

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1206.2167

by Frey, S. and Paragi, Z. and An, T. and Gabanyi, K. E.
7 pages, 2 figures. Accepted for publication in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Constraints on the Nature of CID-42: Recoil Kick or Supermassive Black Hole Pair?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.6202

by Blecha, Laura and Civano, Francesca and Elvis, Martin and Loeb, Abraham
10 pages, 4 figures. Submitted to MNRAS. Replaced version has corrected reference to Civano et al. (2012)

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The Discovery of an X-ray/UV Stellar Flare from the Late-K/Early-M Dwarf LMC 335

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.6021

by Tsang, B. T. H. and Pun, J. C. S. and Di Stefano, R. and Li, K. L. and Kong, A. K. H.
35 pages, 6 figures, 5 tables, accepted for publication in ApJ

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A New Sample of Candidate Intermediate-Mass Black Holes Selected by X-ray Variability

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.2772

by Kamizasa, Naoya and Terashima, Yuichi and Awaki, Hisamitsu
To Appear in ApJ, 14 pages, 5 figures

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The dynamics, appearance and demographics of relativistic jets triggered by tidal disruption of stars in quiescent supermassive black holes

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.1507

by De Colle, Fabio and Guillochon, James and Naiman, Jill and Ramirez-Ruiz, Enrico
16 pages, 16 figures, submitted to ApJ

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An ultraviolet-optical flare from the tidal disruption of a helium-rich stellar core

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.0252

by Gezari, S. and Chornock, R. and Rest, A. and Huber, M. E. and Forster, K. and Berger, E. and Challis, P. J. and Neill, J. D. and Martin, D. C. and Heckman, T. and Lawrence, A. and Norman, C. and Narayan, G. and Foley, R. J. and Marion, G. H. and Scolnic, D. and Chomiuk, L. and Soderberg, A. and Smith, K. and Kirshner, R. P. and Riess, A. G. and Smartt, S. J. and Stubbs, C. W. and Tonry, J. L. and Wood-Vasey, W. M. and Burgett, W. S. and Chambers, K. C. and Grav, T. and Heasley, J. N. and Kaiser, N. and Kudritzki, R. -P. and Magnier, E. A. and Morgan, J. S. and Price, P. A.
To appear in Nature on May 10, 2012

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On the determination of the spin of the black hole in Cyg X-1 from X-ray reflection spectra

Friday, April 27th, 2012

arXiv:1204.5854

by Fabian, A. C. and Wilkins, D. R. and Miller, J. M. and Reis, R. C. and Reynolds, C. S. and Cackett, E. M. and Nowak, M. A. and Pooley, G. G. and Pottschmidt, K. and Sanders, J. S. and Ross, R. R. and Wilms, J.
7 pages, 10 figures, MNRAS in press

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On the hunt for ultramassive black holes in brightest cluster galaxies

Friday, April 27th, 2012

arXiv:1204.5759

by Hlavacek-Larrondo, J. and Fabian, A. C. and Edge, A. C. and Hogan, M. T.
9 pages, 3 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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A Monte Carlo Markov Chain based investigation of black hole spin in the active galaxy NGC3783

Friday, April 27th, 2012

arXiv:1204.5747

by Reynolds, C. S. and Brenneman, L. W. and Lohfink, A. M. and Trippe, M. L. and Miller, J. M. and Fabian, A. C. and Nowak, M. A.
Submitted to the Astrophysical Journal

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No evidence for a central IMBH in M15

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

arXiv:1204.4457

by Kirsten, F. and Vlemmings, W. H. T.
6 pages, 2 figures, accepted for publication in A&A

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Tilted black hole accretion disc models of Sagittarius A*: time-variable millimetre to near-infrared emission

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

arXiv:1204.4454

by Dexter, Jason and Fragile, P. Chris
17 pages, 18 figures, submitted to MNRAS; for movies and version with high-res figures see http://astro.berkeley.edu/~jdexter/tiltedsgra

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On the Link Between Central Black Holes, Bar Dynamics, and Dark Matter Halos in Spiral Galaxies

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.4210

by Treuthardt, Patrick and Seigar, Marc S. and Sierra, Amber D. and Al-Baidhany, Ismaeel and Salo, Heikki and Kennefick, Daniel and Kennefick, Julia and Lacy, Claud H. S.
17 pages, 1 table, 11 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Central kinematics of the globular cluster NGC 2808: Upper limit on the mass of an intermediate-mass black hole

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.4074

by Lützgendorf, Nora and Kissler-Patig, Markus and Gebhardt, Karl and Baumgardt, Holger and Noyola, Eva and Jalali, Behrang and de Zeeuw, P. Tim and Neumayer, Nadine
12 pages, 9 figures, 2 tables, accepted for publication in A&A

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The Intermediate Mass Black Hole Candidate in the Center of NGC 404: New Evidence from Radio Continuum Observations

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.3089

by Nyland, Kristina and Marvil, Josh and Wrobel, Joan and Young, Lisa and Zauderer, B. Ashley
Accepted for publication to ApJ

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The hidden AGN main sequence: Evidence for a universal SMBH accretion to star formation rate ratio since z~2 producing a M_BH-M* relation

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.2824

by Mullaney, J. R. and Daddi, E. and Béthermin, M. and Elbaz, D. and Juneau, S. and Pannella, M. and Sargent, M. T. and Alexander, D. M. and Hickox, R. C.
6 Pages, 3 Figures, Submitted to ApJL

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BLR kinematics and Black Hole Mass in Markarian 6

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2084

by Doroshenko, V. T. and Sergeev, S. G. and Klimanov, S. A. and Pronik, V. I. and Efimov, Yu. S.
17 pages, 10 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Binary Disruption by Massive Black Holes: Hypervelocity Stars, S Stars, and Tidal Disruption Events

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.6685

by Bromley, Benjamin C. and Kenyon, Scott J. and Geller, Margaret J. and Brown, Warren R.
ApJ Letters, accepted; 13 pages, including 3 figures

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No Evidence for Intermediate-Mass Black Holes in Globular Clusters: Strong Constraints from the JVLA

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.6352

by Strader, Jay and Chomiuk, Laura and Maccarone, Thomas and Miller-Jones, James and Seth, Anil and Heinke, Craig and Sivakoff, Gregory
6 pages, 2 figures. ApJL in press

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The most extreme ultraluminous X-ray sources: evidence for intermediate-mass black holes?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.4100

by Sutton, Andrew D. and Roberts, Timothy P. and Walton, Dominic J. and Gladstone, Jeanette C. and Scott, Amy E.
Accepted for publication in MNRAS, 26 pages, 9 figures, 10 tables

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The observed $M – \sigma$ relations imply that SMBHs grow by cold chaotic accretion

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.3450

by Nayakshin, Sergei and Power, Chris and King, Andrew R.
8 pages; submitted to ApJ; version that takes referee’s comments into account

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The S-Star Cluster at the Center of the Milky Way: On the nature of diffuse NIR emission in the inner tenth of a parsec

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2625

by Sabha, Nadeen and Eckart, Andreas and Merritt, David and Zamaninasab, Mohammad and Witzel, Gunther and García-Marín, Macarena and Jalali, Behrang and Valencia-S., Monica and Yazici, Senol and Buchholz, Rainer and Shahzamanian, Banafsheh and Straubmeier, Christian
13 pages, 11 figures, submitted to A&A

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Modelling the black hole silhouette in Sgr A* with ion tori

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2618

by Straub, Odele and Vincent, Frederic H. and Abramowicz, Marek A. and Gourgoulhon, Eric and Paumard, Thibaut
11 pages, 10 figures, submitted to A & A

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A tidal disruption-like X-ray flare from the quiescent galaxy SDSS J120136.02+300305.5

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

arXiv:1202.5900

by Saxton, R. D. and Read, A. M. and Esquej, P. and Komossa, S. and Dougherty, S. and Rodriguez-Pascual, P. and Barrado, D.
Accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics. 11 pages, 11 figures

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A star disrupted by a stellar black hole as the origin of the cloud falling towards the Galactic center

Monday, February 27th, 2012

arXiv:1202.5496

by Miralda-Escude, Jordi
submitted to ApJ

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A Chandra Survey of Supermassive Black Holes with Dynamical Mass Measurements

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

arXiv:1202.3147

by Gultekin, Kayhan and Cackett, Edward M. and Miller, Jon M. and Di Matteo, Tiziana and Markoff, Sera and Richstone, Douglas O.
Accepted by ApJ. 16 pages, 8 figures, 5 tables

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Double-peaked Narrow-Line Signatures of Dual Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxy Merger Simulations

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

arXiv:1201.1904

by Blecha, Laura and Loeb, Abraham and Narayan, Ramesh
20 pages, 9 figures. Submitted to MNRAS

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