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Astronomers discover 1,000 strange ‘filaments’ of radio energy bursting from the galaxy’s center

Live Science

By  – January 29, 2022

Researchers gazing into the center of the Milky Way with one of the world’s largest radio telescope arrays have discovered thousands of mysterious strand-like structures never seen before.

These structures, known as radio filaments, jut out of the galactic center in long, thin tendrils — some of which stretch up to 150 light-years long, or nearly 40 times the distance between Earth and the nearest next-door star system, Proxima Centauri.

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