Story of the Milky Way’s Fermi Bubbles –“As Large as the Galaxy Itself”

  In 2010, astronomers working with the Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope revealed a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way that spans 50,000 light-years that was hypothesized to be the remnant of an eruption from Sgr A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. The bubble emissions, much more energetic than … Continue reading Story of the Milky Way’s Fermi Bubbles –“As Large as the Galaxy Itself”