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'Flares' and 'echoes' from the Milky Way's monster black hole

Michigan State University researchers have made groundbreaking discoveries about the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. These findings, based on data from NASA's NuSTAR X-ray telescope, were presented ...

First map of outflows from nearby quasar I Zwicky 1

SRON astronomers have for the first time mapped the outflows from one of the closest quasars to Earth. Quasars are bright cores of galaxies powered by the supermassive black hole in their center. The team has probed gas outflows ...

The JWST is rewriting astronomy textbooks

When the James Webb Space Telescope was launched at the end of 2021, we expected stunning images and illuminating scientific results. So far, the powerful space telescope has lived up to our expectations. The JWST has shown ...

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