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UT Austin Discovers Record-Breaking Black Hole

Nov 28, 2012
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The folks at UT Austin today announced their discovery of a black hole that is so large, it could potentially challenge our understanding of the universe.

Theories about how black holes are grown inside a galaxy may have to be modified because of a recent discovery astronomers made using UT's Hobby-Eberly Telescope. While working on a study to better understand how galaxies grow and form together, astronomers discovered a massive black hole with a size relative to its galaxy bigger than any before.

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