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Interstellar technology throws light on spinning black holes

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Gravitational lensing by spinning black holes in astrophysics, and in the movie Interstellar

3. The published version of the paper ‘Gravitational lensing by spinning black holes in astrophysics, and in the movie Interstellar’ (James O, von Tunzelmann E, Franklin P and Thorne K S 2015 Class. Quantum Grav. 32 065001) will be freely available online from Friday 13 February. It will be available at http://iopscience.iop.org/0264-9381/32/6/065001.

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