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A flashing mystery is unfolding at the center of the Milky Way

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Most galaxies appear to contain a supermassive black hole, and ours is acting up. (Pixabay/) Something weird is going on at the center of the Milky Way , and astronomers are scrambling for answers. At the heart of our pinwheeling galaxy lies a black hole with some four million times the mass of the sun stuffed into an area roughly the size of Earth’s orbit. Known as Sagittarius A* (which is pronounced...

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