Hubble Reveals Ultra-Relativistic Jet

  • Released Wednesday, October 12, 2022
  • ID: 14220

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have found a jet propelled through space at nearly the speed of light by the titanic collision between two neutron stars, which are the collapsed cores of massive supergiant stars.

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