A black hole fuelling star birth has scientists doing a double-take

A detailed look at the center of the galaxy shows an umbilical cord of gas 230 light-years long, connecting the galaxy's black hole and a star-forming region. (NASA, ESA, Zachary Schutte (XGI), Amy Reines (XGI), Alyssa Pagan (STScI) via CNN)
A detailed look at the center of the galaxy shows an umbilical cord of gas 230 light-years long, connecting the galaxy's black hole and a star-forming region. (NASA, ESA, Zachary Schutte (XGI), Amy Reines (XGI), Alyssa Pagan (STScI) via CNN)

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