Mystery cloud ‘G2’ survives its encounter with Milky Way’s black hole

November 7, 2014 11:30 AM

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Mystery cloud ‘G2’ survives its encounter with Milky Way’s black hole

A cosmic gas cloud predestined for a deadly encounter with the gigantic black hole at the core of the Milky Way has survived and continued happily in its orbit.

The scientists believed that the mystery cloud dubbed 'G2' would rip apart from the black hole encounter, unleashing fireworks, but our galaxy's black hole did not swallow it. Instead, G2 survived.

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