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Galaxy Core Spits Particles Flow Caused by Millions of Star Births

  A continuous stream of charged particles is erupting from the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way. This, conclude astronomers on 3 January in Nature, is a by-product of the birth of new stars. The outflow would also seem to play a part in the Milky Way’s magnetic field. One of the authors is astronomer Marijke [continue reading]