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Study: spinning black holes power jets with magnetic reconnection – Big Think

A new study discovers how blazars shoot out jets of radiation towards Earth.

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  • New research discovers what mechanism powers radiation jets from blazars.
  • Scientists found that magnetic reconnection is responsible for boosting the cores of the jets.
  • The study’s conclusion is like deciphering a “hieroglyph in the black hole alphabet,” says author.

A new study sheds light on the hidden mechanisms propelling plasma jets that shoot out from spinning black holes.
One of the most dramatic space events occurs when a black hole powers up a blazar,…

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