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Black Holes Lead Galaxy Growth, New Research Shows

January 6, 2009

gas in distant galaxy Peering deep into the early universe, astronomers may have solved a long-standing cosmic chicken-and-egg problem--which forms first--galaxies or the black holes at their cores? Full Story

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