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Astro Brief: Supermassive Black Holes

Adis Resic

Astronomers discover a supermassive shooting black hole.

In space, galaxy collisions are a natural process, but when three galaxies collided, something unusual happened. One of the black holes was ejected, carrying with it gas, forming a wake of new stars. Mike explains black holes, relativity, and galaxy collisions this week on Astro Brief.

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Astro Brief is a collaboration between KSMU, the Missouri Space Grant, and MSU's Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science. Hosted by Dr. Mike Reed, Astro Brief focuses on astronomical events, the field of astronomy, and astronomy-related guests. It airs Thursdays at 9:45 am on KSMU.

Distinguished Professor of the Missouri State University Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science.