Volcanic ‘activity’ in black holes blows monumental bubbles spanning hundreds of thousands of light years

Tue 19 Oct 2021
An international team of researchers, which included astronomers from the Netherlands Institutes for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and Space Research (SRON) as well as Leiden University, observed the full extent of the evolution of hot gas produced by an active black hole for the first time. As it evolves, the hot gas encompasses a much larger area than previously thought and even impacts objects residing at great distances. Their study is published today in Nature Astronomy.
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