n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Unexplained galaxy alignment on a cosmic scale : news note

Volume 75, Issue 3_4
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Deep radio imaging by researchers in the University of Cape Town and University of the Western Cape has revealed that supermassive black holes in a region of the distant universe are all spinning out radio jets in the same direction - most likely a result of primordial mass fluctuations in the early universe. The results appear in a recent paper in MNRAS (Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society).

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