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Monster galaxy may have been stirred up by black-hole mischief

25/10/2012

Monster galaxy may have been stirred up by black-hole mischief

  • Categoría Astronomía
  • Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have obtained a remarkable new view of a whopper of an elliptical galaxy, with a core bigger than any seen before. There are two intriguing explanations for the puffed up core, both related to the action of one or more black holes, and the researchers have not yet been able to determine which is correct.

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