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NASA’s WISE Survey Uncovers Millions of Black Holes

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 12, 2012 @ 8:00 am In Science,Weekend | Comments Disabled

Images from the telescope have revealed millions of dusty black hole candidates across the universe and about 1,000 even dustier objects thought to be among the brightest galaxies ever found. These powerful galaxies, which burn brightly with infrared light, are nicknamed hot DOGs.

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Source: NASA [2]


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[2] NASA: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/WISE/news/wise20120829.html

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