Radiation From Blackhole

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If nothing can escape blackhole(not even light), how can it radiate X-ray?
 

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If nothing can escape blackhole(not even light), how can it radiate X-ray?
Typically it is not the actual black hole that produces the X-rays. It is usually caused by gas and dust orbiting at extremely fast speeds close to but outside of the event horizon in an accretion disk. Even so it is still possible for black holes to 'emit' radiation as Hawking Radiation.
 

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