- 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,…