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NASA's Chandra suggests rare explosion created our galaxy's youngest black hole

13 Feb 2013, 18:36 UTC
NASA's Chandra suggests rare explosion created our galaxy's youngest black hole
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New data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory suggest a highly distorted supernova remnant may contain the most recent black hole formed in the Milky Way galaxy. The remnant appears to be the product of a rare explosion in which matter is ejected at high speeds along the poles of a rotating star.
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