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A black hole ejects material from their galaxy at nearly the speed of light

Hole galaxyAstronomers have discovered that the central hole of a galaxy located 1,500 million light years from Earth eject a powerful jet of material at nearly the speed of light, with such violence that large quantities of gas are reaching neighboring galaxies.

This process, according to the scientists in the journal Science, is limiting black hole growth and star formation rate in the galaxy, so that may be key to understanding how these develop and why some have more stars than other.

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Posted by on September 10, 2013 in Science, Techonology


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