View Full Version : Incredible Light Show: Gas Jet Flaring From M87ís Black Hole

2009-Apr-14, 01:50 PM
Sometimes reality is stranger than fiction. The Hubble Space Telescope has been keeping an eye on the very active galaxy M87 for years, and has now captured a flare-up in a jet of matter blasting from the galaxy’s monster black hole. This 5,000-light-year-long, narrow beam of radiation and plasma is as bright as a [...]

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2009-Apr-15, 08:01 PM
How can this be happening? The timing of these events is incredible...even to me.