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How Blazars are Powered

by on May.08, 2008, under Deep Space, Newsflash

US researchers report in Nature they have worked out how black holes emit jet streams of particles at close to light speed. This is known as a Blazar

The Boston University team say the streams originate in the magnetic field near the edge of the black hole. They say it is within this region that the jets are accelerated and focused.

Read More at the BBC…

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