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Live Science

Are Supermassive Black Holes Going to Eat the Universe?
Live Science
Black holes can grow at a faster pace than their home galaxies, reaching masses up to 40 billion times that of Earth's sun.
WHAT ARE BLACK HOLES?Daily Mail
Supermassive Black Holes are Outgrowing their GalaxiesR & D Magazine
Monstrous Black Holes Are Outgrowing The Galaxies They InhabitInverse
I4U News -Xinhua -arXiv -arXiv
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Metro

Huge black holes spotted expanding 'faster than their own galaxies'
Metro
So are they about to eat the universe? Well, not quite: instead, it throws lights on how galaxies grow, where we previously believed that huge black holes always grew 'in tandem' with the stars in their host galaxies. Now, findings from two independent ...


Gizmodo

Good News: The Milky Way May Not Be Devoured by Andromeda Galaxy After All
Gizmodo
The closest galaxy to our own is the majestic Andromeda galaxy, a collection of a trillion stars located a ?mere? 2 million light years away. New research suggests that, contrary to previous estimates, this galaxy isn't much bigger than the Milky Way ...
Milky Way ties with neighbour in galactic arms race - ICRARICRAR

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The Daily Northwestern

Weinberg researchers discover that cold molecules form in black hole winds
The Daily Northwestern
?Gas in the galaxy is what forms the stars we see. ? It's like the fuel for star formation,? Richings said. ?When we have (these) supermassive black holes drive the gas out of the galaxy, it's thought it can end star formation.? Faucher-Gigučre added ...


Outer Places

Advanced Universe Simulation Shows How Black Holes Impact Space in Surprising Ways
Outer Places
Taking this technology to its extreme, scientists have now done something even more impressive, by simulating not just our world, but the entire known universe as part of a huge study to reveal the exact process through which stars form. Our telescope ...
Modeling the universe: New model points to black holes' role in galaxy formationScienceBlog.com (blog)
The most detailed model of our universe ever created: Stunning simulation showing 13 BILLION years of evolution ...Daily Mail
Astrophysicists release IllustrisTNG, the most advanced universe ...Phys.Org
Tech Explorist (press release) -Sky News
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Sputnik International

The Discovery of Gravitational Waves Marks the Start of a New Era in Astronomy
Sputnik International
Sputnik: Professor Coccia, how has the discovery of gravity waves changed our picture of the known universe? How do we explain it to people who do not have your technical background? Eugenio Coccia: Until now, all information about the universe we had ...


Space.com

Behold the Mighty Quasar: The Science Behind These Galactic Lighthouses
Space.com
There are giant black holes sitting in the centers of almost every galaxy in the universe. It seems weird to say it, but over the past couple decades it's become a firm observational reality. Our Milky Way galaxy has its very own black heart; we even ...


Gizmodo Australia

The Andromeda Galaxy Is Not Nearly As Big As We Thought
Gizmodo Australia
During the collision, many stars will be thrown out into interstellar space, and the two galaxies' central supermassive black holes will be unable to resist each other's allure, producing strong gravitational waves as they get closer together, and ...

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Science Daily

Supermassive black holes can feast on one star per year ...
Science Daily
Supermassive black holes in some galaxies can eat stars at a rate of one per year in the period following a galactic merger, helping explain a longstanding astronomical mystery about eccentric stellar orbits.
Supermassive black holes can feast on one star per year - Phys.orgPhys.Org

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MIT News

Modeling the universe | MIT News
MIT News
MIT's Mark Vogelsberger and an international astrophysics team have created a new model pointing to black holes' role in galaxy formation.
New universe simulation prompts breakthrough discoveries in ...EurekAlert (press release)

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