The VERA telescope network reveals the surroundings of rapidly growing black holes

Jets ejected from a rapidly growing supermassive black hole

Jets ejected from a rapidly growing supermassive black hole with surrounding outflows. The plane of polarization of a radio wave emitted from the vicinity of a black hole rotates as it passes through the surrounding magnetized gas. Credit: NAOJ Using the VERA radio telescope network, astronomers have gained new insights into the growth of young … Read more