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The Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole Erupted With a Violent Flare a Few Million Years Ago

Discover Magazine - Wed 9 Oct 19

A flare erupted from our Milky Way's center some 3.5 million years ago. While Earth wouldn't be in any danger if it happened today, the the light would be clearly visible. (Credit: James Josephides/ASTRO ...

The Milky Way's history is less boring than we thought

ABC Science - Tue 8 Oct 19

There was an explosion at the centre of the Milky Way 3.5 million years ago, and it's only a matter of time before there's another one. ...

Milky Way's centre exploded 3.5 million years ago

BBC News - Sun 6 Oct 19

A cataclysmic energy flare started near the massive black hole in our galaxy, a new research says.

Not long ago, the center of the Milky Way exploded

Phys.org - Sun 6 Oct 19

A titanic, expanding beam of energy sprang from close to the supermassive black hole in the centre of the Milky Way just 3.5 million years ago, sending a cone-shaped burst of radiation through ...

Not long ago, the center of the Milky Way exploded, Science Blog - Mon 7 Oct 19
Not long ago, the center of the Milky Way exploded, SpaceDaily - Mon 7 Oct 19
Not long ago, the center of the Milky Way exploded, ScienceDaily - Sun 6 Oct 19
Not long ago, the center of the Milky Way exploded, Eurekalert - Sun 6 Oct 19

The centre of the Milky Way exploded three million years ago

Cosmos Magazine - Sun 6 Oct 19

The discovery dramatically alters our understanding of our galaxy. 

Early earthlings may have watched the galaxy's center explode 3.5M years ago

FOXNews - Thu 10 Oct 19

At the center of our galaxy is a supermassive black hole which, apparently, likes to blow bubbles.

Early Earthlings May Have Watched the Galaxy's Center Explode 3.5 Million Years Ago

SPACE.com - Tue 8 Oct 19

The mysterious Fermi bubbles at the center of the Milky Way may have been caused by a gargantuan nuclear explosion 3.5 million years ago, new research suggests.

Early Earthlings May Have Watched the Galaxy's Center Explode 3.5 Million Years Ago, Livescience - Mon 7 Oct 19

Study: The Milky Way’s Center Exploded 3.5M Years Ago

Geek.com - Mon 7 Oct 19

Researchers find evidence of a cataclysmic flare that punched so far out of the galaxy that its impact was felt 200,000 light years away (via ASTRO 3D) The ...

The center of the Milky Way exploded 3.5 million years ago - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Mon 7 Oct 19

The supermassive black hole right in the middle of our galaxy may be to blame.

Milky Way galaxy's center exploded 3.5M years ago

FOXNews - Mon 7 Oct 19

The Milky Way galaxy is home to all life as we know it, but about 3.5 million years ago, something strange and "dramatic" happened to it — a massive explosion in its center. 

Supermassive black hole exploded at heart of Milky Way 3.5million years ago

Daily Mail - Mon 7 Oct 19

The nuclear blast was so big its impact was felt 200,000 light years away, scientists in Australia say. The cataclysmic cone-shaped flare travelled though both poles of the galaxy - into deep ...

The Milky Way's supermassive black hole erupted with a violent flare just a few million years ago

Astronomy.com - Thu 10 Oct 19

Our galaxy's central black hole erupted relatively recently in Earth’s history, possibly when early human ancestors were roaming the planet.

Center of Milky Way exploded 3.5 million years ago

UPI - Mon 7 Oct 19

Some 3.5 million years ago, a sudden blast of energy rippled across the Milky Way. The cone-shaped burst of radiation sprang from the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy.