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Something weird is happening in our galaxy - Ashkbiz Danehkar

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In 2010, NASA announced the discovery of a never-before-seen galactic object: two gigantic gaseous bubbles, each emanating an impressive 25,000 light years from the center of the Milky Way. Astronomers were perplexed: what created these structures? And could this mean that the black hole at the center of our galaxy was waking up? Ashkbiz Danehkar explores the possible origins of the Fermi bubbles.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Ashkbiz Danehkar
  • Director Igor Coric, Artrake Studio
  • Narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott
  • Music Cem Misirlioglu, Brooks Ball
  • Sound Designer Cem Misirlioglu
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Producer Sazia Afrin
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Shannon Odell
  • Fact-Checker Charles Wallace

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