‘Death Star’ black holes shoot powerful beams at multiple targets: Watch out Alderaan! (video)

a pink and purple spiral in space blasts out a white line from its center

Astronomers have witnessed massive black holes blasting powerful beams of particles into space, then switching targets and shooting at new celestial targets.

This cosmic firing range, reminiscent of the Death Star’s destruction of the planet Alderaan in Star Wars, could help scientists determine the impact black holes have on their surrounding galaxies and beyond.

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