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Fraser
2008-Dec-10, 09:40 AM
One the one hand, this might not be surprising news, but on the other, the implications are startling. A supermassive black hole (called Sagittarius A*) lives at the centre of the Milky Way. This is the conclusion of a 16 year observation campaign of a region right in the centre of our galaxy where 28 [...]

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Sticks
2008-Dec-10, 11:16 AM
See also the BBC Website (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7774287.stm)


There is a giant black hole at the centre of our galaxy, a study has confirmed.

German astronomers tracked the movement of 28 stars circling the centre of the Milky Way, using two telescopes in Chile.