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George Jones
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Dec29-08, 01:13 PM
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Well, if there is a lot of dark matter hanging around in galaxies, wouldn't it tend to also hang around black holes, especially the supermassive ones at the centers? Any dark matter that veered near a black hole would most likely be attracted to it, no?
Because of friction, a black hole is more of en effective target for ordinary matter than it is for dark matter. See

http://www.physicsforums.com/showthr...05#post2000505.