We may not live to visit the galactic center of the Milky Way Galaxy, but thanks to data collected by the Chandra X-ray observatory, this ultra-high-definition visualization should definitely whet your appetite. NASA’s Ames supercomputer was used to render the data as a virtualization you can experience straight from your web browser. “This visualization shows the effects of massive stellar giants blowing off powerful winds in the region around the Galaxy’s supermassive black hole,” said NASA. Read more for the clip and additional information.
“In the video, you can watch gases emit X-rays and see outbursts from gases that are near black holes. According to the NASA release, these gases are tens of millions of degrees Kelvin. NASA hopes to use the animation to study the environment around black hole,” reports Futurism.