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Found: Most Distant Black Hole

6 Dec 2017, 20:12 UTC
Found: Most Distant Black Hole Robin Dienel/ Carnegie Institution

Scientists have uncovered a rare relic from the early universe: the farthest known supermassive black hole. This matter-eating beast is 800 million times the mass of our Sun, which is astonishingly large for its young age. Researchers report the find in the journal Nature.

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