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Mysterious 10 million light-years away ‘Intergalactic Bridge’ discovered; first of its kind

R Sinduja

News Editor

An Intergalactic bridge stretching between 2 galaxies was found 10 million light-years away using a LoFar radio telescope by a team of scientists at National Institute of Astrophysics in Italy. A mysterious trail of magnetic fields & electrons connects 2 clusters of galaxies named Abell 0399 & Abell 0401. LoFar telescope is made of 25000 antennas, spread over 51 stations, to explore the universe at low radio frequencies.