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Caption: Dartmouth astronomers Idan Ginsburg and professor Gary Wegner suggest that the supermassive black hole at our galaxy’s center can fling stars and planets outward at high speeds. Eventually, these will escape the Milky Way and travel through the intergalactic void.
Credit: Eli Burak
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