See that, Pretty cool huh?
What you’re seeing there is from the Fermi Space Telescope showing two massive balls of Gamma rays shooting out of the middle of the Galaxy “25,000 light-years north and south of the galactic center.” said Doug Finkbeiner, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Gamma rays are a form of Electromagnetic radiation and have a very short wavelength, what is more remarkable is that they were able to clearly see the radiation in what is a cluttered part of our galaxy, the energy contained in the two bubbles is roughly equal to 100,000 supernovas.
What caused them is still a mystery but as you may be aware lurking in the centre of our galaxy is a “Supermassive Black Hole” called Sagittarius A* (Pronounced A-Star) it could be that they are the emission jets from the black hole.
Or maybe something more exotic. However despite what some doom-sayers and news media will spin this poses no harm to us. Infact we’re more likely to be murdered by Elvis riding shergar than be wiped out by this thing