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binary star oddity

13 April 2016

At http://phys.org/print379702696.html … a binary star moving very fast, at hypervelocity, seems to have caused a bit of a problem. It is part of the consensus view that hypervelocity binary stars are propelled by the energy of black holes – and here is the rub. Black holes are thought to occupy the centre of galaxies. As this particular binary star is moving at hypervelocity in our own galaxy it can clearly be seen that it is not on a projectory anywhere near the centre of our galaxy. However, the researchers, paying lip service to the consensus, show the star could not have originated in the centre and suggest it may be a rogue star, an intruder into our galaxy (shot out of a black hole in another galaxy). Either that or dark matter is involved.

At https://tallbloke.wordpress.com/2016/04/12/astronomers-discover-mysterio… … which is posted under astrophysics by Oldbrew. Researchers in South Africa have revealed that supermassive black holes in regions of the distant universe are all spinning out radio jets in the same direction. It is speculated that primordial mass fluctuations are responsible – but what is being observed is the jets (and it is hypothesis that they come from black holes). Is there an electro magnetic reason why the jets spin in the same direction?

See http://science1.nasa.gov/astrophysics/focus-areas/black-holes/ … and see also http://phys.org/print379598386.html … which is more on what appears to be the same press release issued by the Royal Astronomical Society (published in the Monthly Notices of the RAS – http://arxiv.org/abs/1603.02418 

         … and at http://phys.org/print379429531.html … we are told the Saturn spacecraft are not affected by the hypthetic orbit of Planet Nine (or X), contrary to recent reports.

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