Black holes discovery

Black holes discovery

Black holes discovery

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A research team, including Oxford University scientists, have discovered three supermassive black holes.

The holes, in a galaxy more than four billion light years away, could help astronomers in the search for the “ripples in spacetime” – gravitational waves – as predicted by Albert Einstein.

It could lead to scientists in the future to understand how black holes shape galaxies.

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8:15pm Sat 28 Jun 14

Dilligaf2010 says...

I come across numerous super-massive black holes every day, and that's just driving between Oxford & Abingdon
I come across numerous super-massive black holes every day, and that's just driving between Oxford & Abingdon Dilligaf2010
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