Secrets of Massive Black Holes Revealed by Radio Telescope


“We have gotten the clearest look yet at the innermost portion of the jet, where the particles

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actually are accelerated, and everything we see supports the idea that twisted, coiled magnetic fields are propelling the material outward,” said Alan Marscher, of Boston University, leader of an international research team. “This is a major advance in our understanding of a remarkable process that occurs throughout the Universe,” he added.

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