View Full Version : Gigantic Plasma Jets Pour From the Heart of Hercules A

2012-Nov-30, 04:50 PM
Talk about pouring your heart out! Astronomers using*Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 and the recently-upgraded Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope in New Mexico have identified gigantic jets of plasma, subatomic particles and magnetic fields blasting out of the center of Hercules A, a massive galaxy 2 billion light-years away. The image [...]

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