Astronomers discover 1,000 strange ‘filaments’ of radio energy bursting from the center of the galaxy

Scientists stare into the center of The Milky Way with one of the world’s largest radio telescope parrays has discovered thousands of mysterious string-like structures never seen before.

These structures, known as radiofilaments, protrude from the galactic center into long, thin vines – some of which extend up to 150 light years long, or almost 40 times the distance between the earth and the nearest star system next door, Proxima Centauri.

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