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Astronomers say they have found possibly the biggest black hole ever observed, a leviathan with a mass 17 billion times that of the sun, brooding at the heart of a distant galaxy.
The black hole is as unexpected as it is vast, for it accounts for nearly a seventh of its galaxy’s mass, a finding that may rewrite theories of cosmic formation, they said..“This is a really oddball galaxy,” said Karl Gebhardt of the University of Texas at Austin in a press release. “It’s almost all black hole. This could be the first object in a new class of galaxy black hole systems.”
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