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JPL: Cosmic 'Leaf Blower' Robs Galaxy of Star-Making Fuel

3 Apr 2012, 20:15 UTC
JPL: Cosmic 'Leaf Blower' Robs Galaxy of Star-Making Fuel NASA/JPL-Caltech/SDSS/NRAO/ASIAA

Supernova explosions and the jets of a monstrous black hole are scattering a galaxy's star-making gas like a cosmic leaf blower.

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