Alma finds a swirling, cool jet that reveals a growing, supermassive black hole

Posted by on July 4, 2016 12:28 pm
Categories: Science

Astronomers have made the surprising discovery of a jet of cool, dense gas in the center of a galaxy located 70 million light years from Earth. The jet, with its unusual, swirling structure, gives new clues to a long-standing astronomical mystery — how supermassive black holes grow.

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