Science Nation - Black Holes

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Astronomers use infrared "eyes" to shed light on these enigmatic cosmic structures A new infrared image has captured the center of our galaxy in never-before-seen detail--showing stars and gas swirling into the super massive black hole that lurks at the heart of our own Milky Way. For this and more Science Nation, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp