November 28, 2012

Gargantuan Black Hole Occupies Modest Galaxy

Ken Croswell, Science Now


AP Photo

Imagine if the tallest skyscraper in Kalamazoo, Michigan, towered over any in New York City. That's akin to the puzzle confronting astronomers who have spotted one of the largest black holes ever found—anchoring a galaxy smaller than our Milky Way.

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