“Faster Than Speed of Light Illusion” –Strange Milky Way Star System Emitting Gamma Rays from an Exotic Object

 

 

“SS 433 is an unusual star system and each year something new has come out about it,” said Segev BenZvi, physicist at the University of Rochester. “This new observation of high-energy gamma rays builds on almost 40 years of measurements of one of the weirdest objects in the Milky Way. Every measurement gives us a different piece of the puzzle, and we hope to use our knowledge to learn about the quasar family as a whole.”

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