NASA video illustrates 'X-ray wind' blasting from a black hole

March 27, 2015 11:47 PM

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NASA video illustrates 'X-ray wind' blasting from a black hole

It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.

In a study published in the journal Nature this week, a researcher shows a link between the X-ray wind created by a supermassive black hole in the center of a galaxy and the broader dispersal of raw material that could have formed stars. A new NASA video (below) provides an easy-to-understand visual...

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