Organic Molecules Survive Radiation Near Black Hole, Study Shows

Image of the central part of galaxy M77, as observed by ALMA and the Hubble Space Telescope.

Using the world’s largest radio telescope, U.Va. astrochemist Eric Herbst has discovered that pockets of calm exist even in the tumultuous region of a black hole.

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Thursday, 2015, March 19
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