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There’s a Ring of Cool Gas Wrapped Around the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

6 Jun 2019, 22:02 UTC
There’s a Ring of Cool Gas Wrapped Around the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole
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By Evan Gough

There’s a lot going on at the center of our galaxy. A supermassive black hole named Sagittarius A-Star resides there, drawing material in with its inexorable gravitational attraction. In that mind-bending neighbourhood, where the laws of physics are stretched beyond comprehension, astronomers have detected a ring of cool gas. Sagittarius A-Star, or Sag. A* for …
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