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Monster Black Hole Found in the Early Universe

26 Jun 2020, 08:34 UTC
Monster Black Hole Found in the Early Universe

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/P. Marenfeld

Meet Pōniuāʻena: the second most distant quasar ever found containing a black hole so massive it challenges the current theories of supermassive black hole formation and growth in the early Universe.

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