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The Hubble Space Telescope 25 years Anniversary Celebration

The Hubble Space Telescope 25th Anniversary Cellebration

Suzaku, Herschel Link a Black-hole 'Wind' to a Galactic Gush of Star-forming Gas

Suzaku, Herschel Link a Black-hole ‘Wind’ to a Galactic Gush of Star-forming Gas

03.25.15 – By combining observations from the Japan-led Suzaku X-ray satellite and the European Space Agency's infrared Herschel Space Observatory, scientists have connected a fierce "wind" produced near a galaxy's monster black hole to an outward torrent of cold gas a thousand light-years across. The finding validates a long-suspected feedback mechanism enabling a supermassive black hole to influence the evolution of its host galaxy.
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