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The farthest massive ‘Black-hole’ discovered by scientists

7 Dec 2017, 08:33 UTC
The farthest massive ‘Black-hole’ discovered by scientists
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For scientists 2017 is the most fruitful year. Scientists have now found a super-sized black hole. It is the most distant black hole ever discovered. The old and farthest black hole ever witnessed is a celestial brute 800 million times more extensive than the sun which is providing scientists with some wonders about the nature of the universe.
Astronomers on Wednesday declared the black hole, residing at the centre of a highly bright celestial object named a quasar, is located about 13.1 billion light-years away from Earth. The quasar’s light discovered by the researchers dates back to approximately 690 million years after the Big Bang that formed the universe when the cosmos was only 5% of its present age.
The researcher Eduardo Banados of the Carnegie Institution for Science, who led the research published in the journal Nature said that so if the universe was a 50-year-old person, we are seeing a picture of that character when he or she was 2-1/2 years old. When we were looking at further distances, we were also looking for the history because of the time it takes for light to move across the universe. That means this object dates back 13.1 billion years. ...

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