Milky Way

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The VLA radio telescope team in New Mexico plotted the electrical system at the centre of the Milky Way. One scientist likened the giant plasma loops found there to a dynamo. With the more recent discovery of plasma jets from the same vicinity there is good reason to connect the two, since electricity is known to be able to bring about nuclear fusion, if not the creation of matter. The electro-magnetic map of galaxy M82 looks much the same. (BBC News website 17 April 2000)

UCLA announced in March 15, 2006:

“We know the galactic center has a strong magnetic field that is highly ordered and that the magnetic field lines are oriented perpendicular to the plane of the galaxy:
http://www.newsroom.ucla.edu:80/page.asp?RelNum=6903
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