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Massive gamma ray bubbles discovered in galaxy center
AFP on Yahoo ^ | 11/9/10 | AFP

Posted on 11/09/2010 5:57:02 PM PST by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Two huge, unexplained gamma ray emitting bubbles have been discovered at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, US astronomers said Tuesday.

Masked by a fog of gamma rays that appears throughout the sky, the bubbles form a feature spanning 50,000 light-years and could be the remnant of a supersized black hole eruption or the outflows from a burst of star formation, the astronomers said.

The structure spans more than half of the visible sky, from the constellation Virgo to the constellation Grus, and it may be millions of years old, the astronomers said in a paper The Astrophysical Journal has agreed to publish.

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TOPICS: Astronomy; Science
KEYWORDS: bubbles; catastrophism; discovered; gammaray; massive; milkyway; stringtheory; xplanets

This NASA handout image shows an artist's concept of the Milky Way. Two huge, unexplained gamma ray emitting bubbles have been discovered at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, US astronomers said Tuesday. (AFP/NASA/File)


1 posted on 11/09/2010 5:57:03 PM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Gamma ray bubbles
In the wine
Gamma ray bubbles
Make you feel fine


2 posted on 11/09/2010 6:00:38 PM PST by Jim 0216
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To: NormsRevenge
Gamma rays?

HULK SMASH!!!

3 posted on 11/09/2010 6:02:48 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Vayachalom vehinneh sullam mutztzav 'artzah, vero'sho maggi`a hashamaymah . . .)
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To: NormsRevenge; KevinDavis

Steer Clear if headed that way


4 posted on 11/09/2010 6:02:50 PM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: NormsRevenge

Watch out for fleeing Pierson’s Puppeteers!


5 posted on 11/09/2010 6:10:10 PM PST by Malsua
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To: NormsRevenge

6 posted on 11/09/2010 6:10:17 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: NormsRevenge

that’s why everyone drove me NUTS at work this week!


7 posted on 11/09/2010 6:12:35 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie ( Ok, Joke's over....Bring back Bush !)
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To: NormsRevenge

Gamma rays are influential in cloud formation.

The GW alarmists need to find a way to get to the center of the galaxy, and limit the gamma rays.


8 posted on 11/09/2010 6:12:35 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: NormsRevenge

That was me, sorry.

The cooked cabbage does it to me every time.


9 posted on 11/09/2010 6:13:01 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: NormsRevenge

Paging Doctor David Banner.

LLS


10 posted on 11/09/2010 6:22:28 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping.


11 posted on 11/09/2010 6:26:58 PM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error.)
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To: Malsua
Watch out for fleeing Pierson’s Puppeteers!

My real name is Harkobeeporlen.

12 posted on 11/09/2010 6:49:42 PM PST by Focault's Pendulum (Please...someone...ask the ashole to leave the office.)
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To: Malsua

Funny. Niven Ping Funny.


13 posted on 11/09/2010 7:11:47 PM PST by Dryman ("FREE THE LONG FORM!")
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To: NormsRevenge

So...the galaxy has gas...so what...it is natural.


14 posted on 11/09/2010 7:31:36 PM PST by VRW Conspirator (The greatest deterrent to liberalism is sunlight.)
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To: NormsRevenge
And that's why you don't cross the streams.


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15 posted on 11/09/2010 7:43:50 PM PST by The Comedian (I really missed you. Next time, I'll adjust for windage.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Perhaps its a region lit up by a gamma ray jet from the giant black hole in the Galaxy’s center. I figure a jet burst could travel for a long time before it hits something and lights it up.


16 posted on 11/09/2010 8:19:09 PM PST by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: Nateman

It says it was found north and south of the galactic center, If that is not a sign of a jet interaction I don’t what else is!


17 posted on 11/09/2010 8:23:30 PM PST by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: Focault's Pendulum
My real name is Harkobeeporlen.

Keep your filthy tasp to yourself, then...

18 posted on 11/10/2010 12:18:30 AM PST by no-s (B.L.O.A.T. and every day...because some day soon they won't be making any more...for you.)
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19 posted on 11/10/2010 5:55:09 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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20 posted on 11/10/2010 5:55:13 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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21 posted on 11/10/2010 5:55:23 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: SunkenCiv

We’d best get the Free Republic server’s into a General Products hull.. just to be safe


22 posted on 11/10/2010 6:44:55 PM PST by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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We’d best get the Free Republic server’s into a General Products hull.. just to be safe

Maybe we otta get OURSLEVES into one first!

23 posted on 11/10/2010 6:49:59 PM PST by bigheadfred (wogga la hooga)
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To: NormsRevenge
could be the remnant of a supersized black hole eruption

Wouldn't the term "black hole eruption" be a sort of a contradiction of terms or an oxymoron, like 'safe sex' or 'democratic initiative' or something like that??

24 posted on 11/10/2010 7:16:56 PM PST by wendy1946
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To: bigheadfred

Well that’s a very good point.. right.


25 posted on 11/10/2010 7:27:32 PM PST by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: Mmogamer; bigheadfred

Anything, as long as we get the hull out of the way in time.


26 posted on 11/11/2010 3:24:10 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: wendy1946

The very term “black hole eruption” brings back some pretty unsavory memories...


27 posted on 11/11/2010 3:26:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: SunkenCiv

You understand the point I was making, yes? I mean, the whole idea of a black hole is that nothing should ever be able to erupt from it or anything like that.....


28 posted on 11/11/2010 5:15:41 PM PST by wendy1946
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To: wendy1946

Somewhere around here... let’s see...

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29 posted on 11/11/2010 8:14:39 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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