Mysterious black hole discovered at the dawn of the universe

At a distance of about 13 billion lightyears, the most distant supermassive black hole known so far has been spotted by an international team of astronomers. That incredible distance means the object dates back to the time when the first stars blinked on, which raises the question of how a black hole that big arose so soon after the universe began... Continue Reading Mysterious black hole discovered at the dawn of the universe Category: Space Tags: Big Bang Theory Distance Hydrogen MIT NASA Quasar Stars Supermassive black hole Universe Related Articles: Brightest galaxy ever discovered may be tearing itself apart Stars discovered forming in extreme black-hole-driven environment Newly-discovered "red geyser" galaxies may be responsible for galactic warming

Mysterious black hole discovered at the dawn of the universe

At a distance of about 13 billion lightyears, the most distant supermassive black hole known so far has been spotted by an international team of astronomers. That incredible distance ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Gizmag

This Black Hole Just Let Scientists Look Back in Time to the Dawn of Creation

It would be like seeing photos of a 50-year-old man when he was 2 1/2 years old

Wed 6 Dec 17 from TIME

Farthest monster black hole found

Astronomers discover the most distant "supermassive" black hole known to science.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from BBC News

Most distant quasar ever seen is way too big for our universe

A quasar from the early universe could help us understand how the biggest black holes form and when the universe had its last major transformation

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Newscientist

Scientists find 'behemoth' black hole so big it could challenge our understanding of the universe's beginning

Black holes shouldn't be quite so big, so young, astronomers say

Wed 6 Dec 17 from The Independent

Scientists observe supermassive black hole in infant universe

A team of astronomers, including two from MIT, has detected the most distant supermassive black hole ever observed. The black hole sits in the center of an ultrabright quasar, the light of which ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Phys.org

Astronomers just discovered a supermassive black hole from the dawn of the universe

Space And it's much bigger than we expected. One of the brightest lights during that dawn had a dark and hungry hole at its heart.

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Popular Science

Tremendous Black Hole Is the Oldest Ever Discovered

A study involving multiple teams and telescopes around the world has just resulted in the discovery of the oldest supermassive black hole yet. It formed just 690 million years after the big ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Extremetech

Oldest black hole found by astronomers the gargantuan object lies 13 billion light years away from us

It's the farthest, oldest, and perhaps most mysterious object we've ever discovered.

Thu 7 Dec 17 from ZME Science

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