Magnetic ‘Highway’ Channels Material Out of Cigar Galaxy

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Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 12:15
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New research shows that magnetic fields are contributing to the expulsion of material from the Cigar galaxy, or Messier 82, a well-known example of a starburst galaxy with a distinctive, elongated shape.