“Mind-Blowing” Hot Gas Bubble Detected Zipping Around the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers have spotted signs of a ‘hot spot’ orbiting Sagittarius A* the black hole at the center of our galaxy, using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) The finding helps us better understand the enigmatic and dynamic environment of our supermassive black hole. The observations were made with ALMA in the Chilean Andes, during a campaign by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration to image black holes. ALMA is a radio telescope co-owned by the European Southern Observatory (ESO)

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