Does A Black Hole Die If It Has No Fuel?

If black holes are in the centers of galaxies, can the black hole die if it does not suck anything?
This diagram shows how a shifting feature, called a corona, can create a flare of X-rays around a black hole. The corona (feature represented in purplish colors) gathers inward (left), becoming brighter, before shooting away from the black hole (middle and right). Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

This diagram shows how a shifting feature, called a corona, can create a flare of X-rays around a black hole. The corona (feature represented in purplish colors) gathers inward (left), becoming brighter, before shooting away from the black hole (middle and right). Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Black holes are indeed at the centers of every large galaxy like our own Milky Way, and our Milky Way's black hole is a good example of 'normal' black hole behavior, at least for galaxies living near us...

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