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Supermassive black holes and supercomputers
Science Daily
"Where did these stars come from? And how did they become the galaxies -- the Universe teeming with radiation and plasma -- that we see today? These are our driving questions," says Professor Michael Norman, Director of the San Diego Supercomputer ...

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Gizmodo

Trying to Understand the Size of This New Space Discovery Will Short-Circuit Your Brain
Gizmodo
Scientists spotted Hyperion by looking for dense spots in the in the VIMOS Ultra Deep Survey, which measures the light and distance for around 10,00 objects, including 5,000 confirmed galaxies, using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large ...

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Live Science

Primeval Black Holes Could Reveal How the Universe Formed
Live Science
Instead, there were huge clouds of matter, filling space, seeding the earliest galaxies. Some of that matter, researchers believe, clumped together more tightly, though, collapsing into its own gravity well just like old stars later did as the universe ...

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Phys.Org

Researchers reveal the story of the oldest stars and galaxies, compiled from 20 years of simulating the early universe
Phys.Org
"These semi-analytical methods have been used to more accurately determine how long massive metal-free early stars were being created, how many should still be observable, and the contribution of these?as well as black holes and metal-enriched ...


Gizmodo UK

Trying Understand the Size of This New Space Discovery Will Short-Circuit Your Brain
Gizmodo UK
Scientists spotted Hyperion by looking for dense spots in the in the VIMOS Ultra Deep Survey, which measures the light and distance for around 10,00 objects, including 5,000 confirmed galaxies, using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large ...

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Press Herald

Outlook dims for NASA's telescopes
Press Herald
America's Great Observatories ? the Hubble, Chandra, Compton and Spitzer space telescopes ? have peered into the unknown and made breakthrough discoveries about newborn stars, dark matter and the age of the universe itself. ... The Hubble Space ...
Hubble, Hubble, toil and trouble! Nasa's most iconic telescopes are FAILING and astronomers claim their loss of is a ...Daily Mail

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Phys.Org

The Moon helps reveal secrets of the universe - Phys.org
Phys.Org
The Moon may be the key to unlocking how the first stars and galaxies shaped the early universe.

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Interview: Human may soon detect collision of neutron stars, black holes, says gravitational-wave expert
Xinhua
Compact objects in the universe, such as black holes and neutron stars, can generate gravitational waves as they collide. These waves ... This collision took place in the galaxy NGC4993 of the Hydra constellation -- a galaxy 1.3 billion light years ...

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The Daily Galaxy

?The Galaxy With One Star? ?A Black Hole So Big, So Blindingly Bright That It Blocks the Light of All Stars
The Daily Galaxy
This past May, Astronomers at ANU found the fastest-growing black hole known in the Universe, describing it as a monster that devours a mass equivalent to our sun every two days. The astronomers have looked back more ... How it got so big so quickly ...


The Daily Galaxy

?One of the Last Great Mysteries? ?Which Came First? Galaxies or Supermassive Black Holes
The Daily Galaxy
Astronomers theorize that massive black holes could also form at the birth of a galaxy, but so far nobody has been able to look far enough back in time to observe the conditions creating these direct collapse black holes (DCBH). The James Webb Space ...

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