Dormant Black Hole Deemed ‘Needle in a Haystack’ Identified Outside the Milky Way

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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Astronomers have identified a black hole that not only is classified as dormant but appears to have been born without the explosion of a dying star, in a galaxy adjacent to the Milky Way. Black holes are extraordinarily dense objects with gravity so intense not even light can escape. Deemed a cosmic "needle in a haystack", the newly discovered ‘dormant’ black hole...

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