Heart on fire: Our galaxy’s black hole is set to blow!

THE centre of our galaxy is a place of extremes. “It has the highest density of stars, the fastest-moving stars, the most concentrated reservoir of gas and the strongest magnetic fields in the galaxy,” says Mark Morris, an astronomer at the University of California, Los Angeles. And lurking at its very heart is the most enigmatic object of all: our galaxy’s very own supermassive black hole.

via Heart on fire: Our galaxy’s black hole is set to blow – space – 02 May 2013 – New Scientist.

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