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ALMA Peers Down the Maws of Two Supermassive Black Holes
October 21, 2013
Two teams of researchers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope have made remarkably detailed observations of supermassive black holes caught in the act of ingesting matter and converting it into powerful jets of particles and energy.
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