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Evidence of jet of high-energy particles in Milky Way confirmed
November 20, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Astronomers have long sought strong evidence that Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, is producing a jet of high-energy particles. Finally they have found it, in new results from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array radio telescope.Full Story
Chandra X-ray Observatory, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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