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

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (4 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

Enormous Jewel-Like Galaxy Cluster Found --"From an Early Epoch"

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (12 hours ago)

Using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have made the first determination of the mass and other properties of a very young, distant galaxy cluster. The Chandra study shows that the galaxy cluster, seen at the comparative... Read Post

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

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 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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