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NASA's Chandra finds massive black holes common in early universe

Using the deepest X-ray image ever taken, astronomers found the first direct evidence that massive black holes were common in the early universe. This discovery from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory shows that very young black holes grew more aggressively than previously thought, in tandem with the growth of their host galaxies.
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NASA's Chandra sees remarkable outburst from old black hole

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

An extraordinary outburst produced by a black hole in a nearby galaxy has provided direct evidence for a population of old, volatile stellar black holes. The discovery, made by astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, pro... Read Post

Rutgers contributes to findings that black holes were surprisingly common in early universe

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – A Rutgers University astrophysicist is part of a scientific team that has unveiled evidence of black holes being common in the early universe. The discovery, made using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, shows t... Read Post

X-ray telescope finds new voracious black holes in early universe

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Using the deepest X-ray image ever taken, astronomers have found the first direct evidence that massive black holes were common in the early universe. This discovery from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory shows that very young black ... Read Post


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