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Astronomers photograph colossal explosion

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A distant galaxy cluster is home to the most powerful explosion to have occurred since the Big Bang.

Exhibiting a spectacular glow of bright blue and fluorescent pink this distant galaxy cluster may seem like little more than a harmless astronomical wonder, but inside its breathtaking exterior there lies an immense explosion that has been raging for the last 100 million years.

Read More: http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/news/288253/astronomers-photograph-colossal-explosion

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TheGreatBeliever

Imagine it happening near us! Wonder if any civilisation got wiped out bcos of that..

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Dark_Grey

If they did, it was about 2.6 billion years ago...

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whichisit

is this a photo taken from 2.6billion light years away? or just a computer sketch? if it is a real photo then damn why isnt there more of our own solar system

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toast

is this a photo taken from 2.6billion light years away? or just a computer sketch?

From the article:

This combined X-ray, radio and visible light image of galaxy cluster MS 0735.6+7421 shows the continuing

eruption of the most powerful explosion since the big bang.

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BeastieRunner

Since the big bang? That's a pretty big explosion then!

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pallidin

Wow!

Surely this was the result of an alien LHC experiment gone wrong. :passifier:

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