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Finding Direct-Collapse Black Holes at Birth

10 Aug 2020, 16:00 UTC
Finding Direct-Collapse Black Holes at Birth
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Daniel J. Whalen et al 2020 ApJL 897 L16
Cosmological simulations of direct-collapse black holes born in cold accretion flows — where they can grow to billions of solar masses by z~7 — show that these objects may be detectable by the James Webb Space Telescope.

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