Giant Gas Geysers Erupting from Milky Way Galaxy
Colossal magnetized fountains of gamma-ray-emitting gas are spewing from the center of our Milky Way galaxy, researchers say.
The amount of magnetic energy contained in these geyser-like outflows “corresponds to the energy liberated by about a million supernova explosions — that is a lot!” study lead author Ettore Carretti, an astrophysicist at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Australia, told SPACE.com.
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Giant Gas Geysers Erupting from Milky Way Galaxy

Colossal magnetized fountains of gamma-ray-emitting gas are spewing from the center of our Milky Way galaxy, researchers say.

The amount of magnetic energy contained in these geyser-like outflows “corresponds to the energy liberated by about a million supernova explosions — that is a lot!” study lead author Ettore Carretti, an astrophysicist at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Australia, told SPACE.com.

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