Supermassive black holes may be lurking everywhere in the universe

Posted by on April 6, 2016 5:36 pm
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One of the largest supermassive black holes on record has been discovered in an unexpected place: a relatively sparse region of the local universe where massive galaxies — the typical home of these huge black holes — are few and far between. According new research, there could be many more such black holes — quiescent quasars — hiding in the universe’s deserts. This one may be or once was a binary black hole.

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