• Scientists spotted jets of hot gas whizzing out of a supermassive black hole at the heart of a nearby galaxy

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    A composite image of Centaurus A, revealing plasma jets emanating from the galaxy's central black hole.
    ESO/WFI; MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al.; NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al.
    Astronomers imaged jets of hot gas swirling out of a black hole at the heart of a nearby galaxy.
    Their findings suggest that all jets resemble one another, regardless of their black hole's mass .
    In 2019, the same researchers zoomed in on a black hole 6.5 billion times the mass of our sun.
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