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ALMA reveals intense magnetic field close to supermassive black hole


April 16, 2015

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The partially National Science Foundation-funded Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has revealed an extremely powerful magnetic field, beyond anything previously detected in the core of a galaxy, very close to the event horizon of a supermassive black hole. Full Story

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National Radio Astronomy Observatory

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