Astronomers find a massive black hole that outgrew its galaxy

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 14:30 in Astronomy & Space

Astronomers have spotted a super-sized black hole in the early universe that grew much faster than its host galaxy. The discovery runs counter to most observations about black holes, which are massive areas of space with extraordinarily strong gravity that can pull in anything -- even light. In most cases, black holes and their host galaxies expand at the same rate.

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