Supermassive Black Holes

83 Supermassive Black Holes Discovered in the Early Universe
March 14, 2019
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83 Supermassive Black Holes Discovered in the Early Universe

Astronomers have peered back some 13 billion years to a time just after the Big Bang. Therefore, discovering a swarm of supermassive black holes. Astronomers from Japan, Taiwan and Princeton University were hunting quasars. So, they found 83 of them powered by supermassive black holes from a time when the universe was less...

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Two Supermassive Black Holes ‘Photobomb’ Andromeda Galaxy
December 05, 2017
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Two Supermassive Black Holes ‘Photobomb’ Andromeda Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a tightly coupled pair of supermassive black holes. They call this pair of giant black holes J0045+41. Astronomers observed it using X-ray data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and optical data from ground-based telescopes. Previously, researchers thought this object to be a binary star system,...

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