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UC Berkeley Astronomers Find Most Massive Black Holes Yet

December 5, 2011 | 6:36 pm

UC Berkeley Astronomers Find Most Massive Black Holes Yet

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Astronomers at UC Berkeley have found the two largest black holes ever recorded, both about twice as big as the previous record holder. Each black hole has a monster appetite, consuming everything within 1,000 light years. Their “event horizon,” the region of space from which nothing can escape, is five times the size of our […]

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