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A huge explosion sliced through our galaxy just 3.5 million years ago, as human ancestors walked the Earth. Scientists think it was nuclear activity in the black hole at the Milky Way’s centre.

NASA‘s Hubble Space Telescope revealed the remnants of a huge explosion near the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy, which occurred just 3.5 million years ago. In galactic timescales, that’s recent. Ancient human ancestors lived across Africa at the time. Video of an artist’s interpretation shows how […]
A huge explosion sliced through our galaxy just 3.5 million years ago, as human ancestors walked the Earth. Scientists think it was nuclear activity in the black hole at the Milky Way’s centre.
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