An illustration of a black hole the size of nearly 10 billion Suns. Inside it, where gravity is so in- tense that not even light can escape, our solar system is shown to scale.

An artist’s conception of stars moving in the central regions of a giant elliptical galaxy that harbors a black hole.

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Astronomers Find Biggest Black Holes Yet
NYT, December 5, 2011

Category: Science, Weekend

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One Response to “Astronomers Find Biggest Black Holes Yet”

  1. Moe says:

    I was going to guess Washington D.C….