Superbubbles of the Cosmos –Massive Nuclear Particle Accelerators May Be Source of Cosmic Rays

Galaxy NGC 3079

 

In 2019, two mysterious globular structures were spotted in the galaxy NGC 3079, located 67 million light years from Earth. Astronomers unveiled nuclear “super bubbles” thousands of light years wide that act like particle accelerators 100 times more powerful than the Large Hadron Collider, and are around 2,000 times longer, on average, than our solar system. 

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