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ALMA Probes Mysteries of Jets from Giant Black Holes

16 Oct 2013, 10:00 UTC
ALMA Probes Mysteries of Jets from Giant Black Holes

Two international teams of astronomers have used the power of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) to focus on jets from the huge black holes at the centres of galaxies and observe how they affect their surroundings. They have respectively obtained the best view yet of the molecular gas around a nearby, quiet black hole and caught an unexpected glimpse of the base of a powerful jet close to a distant black hole.

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