Intense magnetic field found Near supermassive black hole


The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has revealed an extremely powerful magnetic field, beyond anything previously detected in the core of a galaxy, very close to the event horizon of a supermassive black hole. This…

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ESO’s VLT finds a brilliant but solitary superstar


Related images (click to enlarge) An international team of astronomers [1] has used ESO‘s Very Large Telescope to carefully study the star VFTS 682 [2] in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighbouring galaxy to…

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