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  1. (astronomy) Moving towards a massive astronomical body under the influence of gravity
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Langer and his colleagues tracked the infalling gas by measuring the velocity of a trace component, dicarbon monosulfide, which emits radio waves.
Some of the infalling matter becomes re-directed out of the accretion disk as dual, oppositely directed jets.
This is a valid point of view for external observers, but not for infalling observers.
This did not strictly contradict Oppenheimer's results, but extended them to include the point of view of infalling observers.

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