June 17, 2024
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Massive black holes may eat small galaxies differently than large ones

Dwarf galaxies like NGC 5264 are thought to host smaller versions of the supermassive black holes found at the centers of all massive galaxies. Credit: ESA/Hubble and NASA It is well known that all massive galaxies like the Milky Way They host supermassive black holes millions to billions of times the mass of the Sun

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Spitzer offers scientists insight into the feeding habits of black holes

43 Using data from NASA's retired Spitzer Space Telescope, scientists have gained new insights into the feeding habits of supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies across the universe. These black holes often fluctuate in brightness due to the huge clumps of cosmic material falling into them. However, this is not true for black

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