Supermassive Black Hole at Center of Galaxy NGC 5548 Emitting Unusual Stream of Gas

June 21, 2014 12:47 PM

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Supermassive Black Hole at Center of Galaxy NGC 5548 Emitting Unusual Stream of Gas

Scientists using NASA and European Space Agency space telescopes noticed a supermassive black hole at the center of a distant galaxy was releasing an ionized stream of gas at high speed.

As per researchers, this odd observation may help them offer clues about how cosmic objects interact with the galaxies within which they live. Scientists have been observing the galaxy for a long time now.

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