A Massive Radioactive Jet From the Early Universe Has Been Spotted

Found 27 days ago at Gizmodo

Viewed through the —a formation of 10 radio telescope antennas stretching from St. Croix in the Atlantic Ocean to Hawaiis Mauna Kea in the Pacific—the blazar looks like a galactic smear of tomato sauce on the cosmic lens. Whats actually captured in the false color image, though, is a bright orange jet of plasma, pointed roughly at us and stretching about 1,600 light years long, a distance that...

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