View Full Version : Staring into a Cosmic Jet

2005-Sep-07, 08:29 PM
SUMMARY: Jets of material seem common in the Universe; blasting away from black holes, neutron stars, the hearts of galaxies, and even newborn stars. Unfortunately, the source of these jets are usually obscured by thick dust. Astronomers using the submillimeter array have been able to peer through this dust and see right down the throat of a nearby jet in a young star system called Herbig-Haro 211. It will eventually become a low mass star similar to our Sun, and help explain the stages stars go through in early life.

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