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'Space Slinky' Erupts from Giant Black Hole (Video)

Credit: NASA, ESA, E. Meyer, W. Sparks, J. Biretta, J. Anderson, S.T. Sohn, and R. van der Marel (STScI), C. Norman (Johns Hopkins University), and M. Nakamura (Academia Sinica)
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted a true space oddity: a monster black hole unleashing a spiraling jet of super-hot plasma that…Read More »





looks surprisingly like a cosmic slinky toy moving through outer space. [Read the Full Story]   Less «
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