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It's over 9,000! Boffin-baffling microquasar has power that makes the LHC look like a kid's toy

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"If one can do that, why bother with black holes?"

Well, for one, because they shoot the nasty stuff at the speed of light - have you got any idea how much more effort it takes to accelerate a small star to anywhere near the speed of light instead?!?

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