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a hypothetical object capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it

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On November 3, 2010, the authorities were contacted following reports of a large black object moving slowly across the sky.
They also submitted hundreds of pieces of evidence, including surveillance videos from inside Hernandez's home that showed him holding a black object that appeared to be a gun less than 10 minutes after Lloyd's killing.
A recent UFO sighting experience has been shared on YouTube showing a mysterious black object moving over the Statue of Liberty in New York City.
The Airbus A320 was 700ft from landing when the pilot reported seeing a small black object to the left of the aircraft, the report by the UK Airprox (aircraft proximity) K Airprox (aircraft proximity) Board (UKAB) said.
But sure enough, there was a largish black object, maybe two, very close together, in the middle of the two-mile-wide loch.
They might wander off piste and get gobbled up" - Sir Benjamin Slade on whose Somerset estate a black object, which might be a big cat, has been photographed "I have had a chauffeur for 38 years.
In March, a small black object on the ceiling of a changing room next to the Laboratory Department at Khoula Hospital was found to be a hidden camera, which was connected to the hospital's wireless network.
She said that while undressing, the victim, 26, saw in a mirror a black object over the top of a wall separating the cubicles.
One diagram showed a black object resembling one of those flying saucers in 'Independence Day' hovering over the metropolis.
The small black object landed near the corner flag and detonated just a few seconds after it was tossed away by midfielder, Adel Kolahkaj, from Ian's Sepahan Football Club during a match with Al-Ahli of Saudi Arabia.
The woman, 44, said she saw a black object, which she took for a pistol grip.
The exhibition was dominated by a room-filling black object, John & Paul & Ringo & George (all works 2011), which fuses organic and inorganic forms.
Officers noted a black object being thrown out on to a footpath and later a bag being tossed on to the road.
They noted a black object being thrown out onto a footpath and a little later they saw a rear passenger door being opened and a bag being tossed onto the road.