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A new image of a black hole’s magnetic fields will help us understand the massive jets of energy black holes launch into the universe

Black holes don’t just swallow matter. They also spit it out. From their polar regions, they can launch massive jets of energetic plasma that travel at nearly the speed of light, stretch longer than our galaxy and last for many millions of years. Scientists who are part of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project have announced they’ve imaged the magnetic …

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