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Monster of the Milky Way

Season 33 Episode 14 | 52m 12s

(This program is no longer available for online streaming.) Astronomers are closing in on the proof they've sought for years that one of the most destructive objects in the universe—a supermassive black hole—lurks at the center of our own galaxy. Could it flare up and consume our entire galactic neighborhood?

Aired: 10/31/06

Expired: 12/15/15

Rating: TV-G

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