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Powerful Magnetic Fields in Space Have Been Seen Bending Black Hole Jets – ScienceAlert

In a galaxy cluster called Abell 3376, some 600 million light-years from Earth, one galaxy has an active supermassive black hole, gobbling up matter at a furious…

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In a galaxy cluster called Abell 3376, some 600 million light-years from Earth, one galaxy has an active supermassive black hole, gobbling up matter at a furious rate a process that blasts powerful jets of plasma hundreds of thousands, sometimes even millions, of light-years into intergalactic space.
Astronomers have now found that, at a certain distance from the black hole, these jets are being bent at a right angle by powerful intergalactic magnetic fields.
That galaxy is called MRC 0600-399,…

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