Astrophysicists find biggest black holes yet

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 00:00 in Astronomy & Space

Two monsters, one of which may be about 20 billion times the mass of our sun, could provide important clues to the formation of galaxies.Astrophysicists scanning the heavens have clocked a new cosmological record: the two biggest black holes ever detected — one about 10 billion times the mass of our sun and the second as much as twice the size of the first.

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