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University of Arizona Astronomers Discover Most Primitive Super-massive Black Holes Known


March 17, 2010

artist's conception of supermassive black hole Astronomers have come across what appear to be two of the earliest and most primitive super-massive black holes known. The discovery, based largely on observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, will provide a better understanding of the roots of our universe, and how the very first black holes, galaxies and stars all came to be. Full Story

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