Questions tagged [accretion-discs]

Questions regarding disks of gas, dust, and plasma around a central object, such as a black hole, which takes in the matter.

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How does gas in accretion disks of supermassive black holes create orbital torques on smaller black holes within the disks causing them to migrate?

This answer to What enhances the capture and merge rates of pairs of small black holes orbiting around supermassive black holes? links to Migration Traps in Disks Around Supermassive Black Holes which ...