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

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