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Astronomers Detect a Hot Gas Bubble Swirling Around the Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers Detect a Hot Gas Bubble Swirling Around the Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole

22 September, 2022

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have spotted signs of a 'hot spot' orbiting Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of our galaxy. The finding helps us better understand our supermassive black hole's enigmatic and dynamic environment. "We think we're looking at a hot bubble of gas zipping around Sagittarius A* on...

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