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New space observatory helps solve mystery involving huge black holes

New space observatory helps solve mystery involving huge black holes

Most galaxies are built around huge black holes. While many of them are relatively docile, like the one at the center of our Milky Way, some are ferocious – gobbling up surrounding material and releasing huge jets of extremely bright high-energy particles far into space. Using data from the recently deployed Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer …

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DNA Shows A Mother Was Also Her Daughter's Uncle - How Scientists Solved This Medical Mystery

DNA Shows A Mother Was Also Her Daughter’s Uncle – How Scientists Solved This Medical Mystery

How can a paternity test suggest that a mother is also the father of her daughter? The answer to this medical mystery, sparked by a puzzling paternity test result, is “When the genes of a missing twin brother live in the mother’s DNA.” The finding, which genetics experts reported earlier this month, suggests such human …

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