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The most distant supermassive black hole ever found holds secrets to the early Universe 09 Dec 2017

The most distant supermassive black hole ever found holds secrets to the early Universe

Astronomers have spotted the most distant supermassive black hole ever seen in our Universe — a behemoth that’s nearly a billion times more massive than our Sun. This is no ordinary black hole either, but an active one known as a quasar that’s surrounded by a super bright, highly energetic disk of swirling gas and […]

Supermassive Black Hole Binary Photobombs Andromeda Galaxy, Tightest Pair Ever Seen 02 Dec 2017

Supermassive Black Hole Binary Photobombs Andromeda Galaxy, Tightest Pair Ever Seen

TEHRAN – While looking for an unusual star in the nearby Andromeda galaxy, astronomers instead found a pair of supermassive black holes. The binary system is the most closely orbiting pair of black holes of their kind we have ever seen. In a statement Thursday, NASA ascribed the finding to the black holes photobombing images […]