Good Neighbors, Galactically Speaking That Is December 26, 2007Posted by Jim Satterfield in Astronomy, Science.
This is enough to make you really appreciate good quiet neighbors. Galactic neighbors, that is. Imagine something as energetic as a jet of radiation being shot out from a supermassive black hole, one of those huge monsters with the mass of as much as millions of stars. The energy involved must be enormous and even over those distances is very likely deadly to any life forms in the way.