Black Holes from the Dawn of Light

Black Holes from the Dawn of Light

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To make a black hole, you need to think big. Really big. Start with a star much bigger than the sun — the bigger the better. Then settle in, and wait a few million years for your star to die. That should do the trick, if you want to get yourself a garden-variety black hole. But there’s another kind of black hole. They are mind-boggling in size. And deeply mysterious: Super-massive black holes. Last year, in the journal Nature, a team of astronome...Read More
To make a black hole, you need to think big. Really big. Start with a star much bigger tha...Read More