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The Milky Way Might Have a Core of Dark Matter Instead of a Black Hole

by Ryan Whitwam

The current scientific consensus is that a supermassive black hole lurks at the center of our galaxy. We know that’s true in other galaxies — there’s even photographic evidence of a black hole in M87. However, a new study suggests that the Milky Way might not have a black hole. The object, known as Sagittarius A*, may actually

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