Astronomers May Have Discovered a Black Hole Candidate Through Gravitational Microlensing

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A team of astronomers from the University of California, Berkeley, has discovered what appears to be a free-floating black hole for the first time using gravitational microlensing. The unseen compact object's mass is estimated to be between 1.6 and 4.4 times that of the Sun, according to the astronomers.

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