'Smashing' Galaxy Clusters Release 'Amazing Amounts of Energy' | Video
By Steve Spaleta, Space.com Senior Producer |
2 billion light-years away, galaxy clusters Abell 3411 and Abell 3412 are colliding. Observations using the Chandra X-ray Telescope and other telescopes has revealed evidence of black hole eruptions creating a "jet of high-speed and energetic particles," according to the Chandra team.
credit : NASA/CXC/SAO/R. van Weeren et al; Optical: NAOJ/Subaru