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Fraser
2010-Feb-15, 05:30 PM
Why do some of the supermassive black holes in active galactic nuclei create back-to-back jets that can vaporize entire solar systems, while others have no jets at all? Dan Evans, a postdoctoral researcher at MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (MKI) thinks he knows why; it's because the jet-producing supermassive black holes are spinning [...]

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