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Author Topic: NASA's Fermi Telescope Finds Giant Structure in Our Galaxy  (Read 2153 times)
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« Reply #1: November 11, 2010, 12:12:38 am »

The feature spans 50,000 light-years and may be the remnant of an eruption from a supersized black hole at the center of our galaxy.

The symmetry of the bubble suggests a single high-energy source to me, most likely a black hole
But ...
I am intrigued by the stellar cluster scenario.
Is it plausible for gravitational interaction within a massive cluster to cause it to behave collectively as a super star?
And if the core density became high enough, could it collapse into a chain-reaction supernova?

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