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Artists conception of the super-massive black hole discovered in the center of dwarf galaxy M60-UCD1. (Image Credit: NASA, ESA, STScI-PRC14-41a)

NASA Finds ‘Massive’ Black Hole In Tiny Galaxy

The black hole is five times as massive as the one in the center of our Milky Way in a galaxy that is 1/500th the size.

09/18/2014

Photo of Phoenix cluster. (credit: NASA)

NASA Scientists Discover 6 Billion-Year-Old Cosmic Supermom

Scientists have found a cosmic supermom. It’s a galaxy that gives births to more stars in a day than ours does in a year.

08/15/2012

This NASA Chandra X-Ray Observatory image obtained Dec. 9, 2003 shows the elliptical galaxy NGC 4261 that reveals dozens of black holes and neutron stars strung out across tens of thousands of light years like beads on a necklace. (credit: NASA/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Find Black Holes 10 Billion Times Size Of Sun

Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist — each one 10 billion times the size of our sun.

12/05/2011

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