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Mysterious black hole discovered at the dawn of the universe

Gizmag - Wed 6 Dec 17

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 ...

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

TIME - Wed 6 Dec 17

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

Farthest monster black hole found

BBC News - Wed 6 Dec 17

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

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

Newscientist - Wed 6 Dec 17

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

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

The Independent - Wed 6 Dec 17

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

Scientists observe supermassive black hole in infant universe

Phys.org - Wed 6 Dec 17

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 ...

Scientists observe supermassive black hole in infant universe, ScienceDaily - Wed 6 Dec 17

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

Popular Science - Thu 7 Dec 17

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.

Tremendous Black Hole Is the Oldest Ever Discovered

Extremetech - Thu 7 Dec 17

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 ...

Oldest monster black hole ever found is 800 million times bigger than the Sun

FOXNews - Thu 7 Dec 17

Astronomers have discovered the oldest supermassive black hole ever found — a behemoth that grew to 800 million times the mass of the sun when the universe was just 5 percent of its current ...

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

ZME Science - Thu 7 Dec 17

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

Colossal distant black hole holds surprises about early universe

Reuters - Wed 6 Dec 17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The oldest and most distant black hole ever observed -- a celestial brute 800 million times more massive than the sun -- is providing scientists some surprises about the ...

Found: The oldest known supermassive black hole in the universe

L.A. Times - Wed 6 Dec 17

Thanks to the beacon-like glare of a quasar, astronomers have discovered the most distant supermassive black hole they’ve ever seen, carrying the mass of a whopping 800 million suns. The quasar ...

Mysterious monster of a black hole puzzles scientists - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 6 Dec 17

The farthest known supermassive black hole has left NASA astronomers and other scientists amazed at its existence.

The most-distant supermassive black hole ever found

Daily Mail - Wed 6 Dec 17

A team led by the Carnegie Observatories' Eduardo Banados reported in the journal Nature on Wednesday that the black hole lies in a quasar dating to 690 million years of the Big Bang. ...

The oldest, most distant supermassive black hole ever seen has been discovered by scientists

USA today - Wed 6 Dec 17

The most distant and oldest supermassive black hole ever seen has been discovered, astronomers announced in a study published Wednesday.        

Farthest-ever supermassive black hole reveals the early universe

Engadget - Wed 6 Dec 17

Quasars are supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies that actively consume gas and dust. As mass falls into the black hole, it forms an accretion disk around the black hole ...

The most distant supermassive black hole ever found holds secrets to the early Universe

The Verge - Wed 6 Dec 17

Astronomers have spotted the most distant supermassive black hole ever seen in our Universe — a behemoth that’s nearly a billion times more massive than our Sun. This is no ordinary ...

Oldest Monster Black Hole Ever Found Is 800 Times More Massive Than the Sun

SPACE.com - Wed 6 Dec 17

Astronomers have discovered the oldest supermassive black hole yet, a behemoth that grew to 800 million times the mass of the sun when the universe was just 5 percent of its current age, a new ...

Scientists glimpse most distant supermassive black hole in the known universe

Inhabitat - Thu 7 Dec 17

A team of scientists has discovered the known universe's most distant supermassive black hole. The black hole is so far from Earth, it has taken over 13 billion years for light from the object ...

Super big black hole from early universe farthest ever found

AP - Wed 6 Dec 17

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation....

The Most Distant Black Hole in the Cosmos

SpaceDaily - Wed 6 Dec 17

Heidelberg, Germany (SPX) Dec 06, 2017 Astronomers have discovered the most distant quasar known, which is so far from us that its light has taken more than 13 billion years to reach us. ...

A Black Hole Behemoth at the Edge of Cosmic Dawn

SpaceDaily - Wed 6 Dec 17

Tucson, AZ (SPX) Dec 06, 2017 Supermassive black holes lurk at the centers of many galaxies. While some supermassive black holes - like the one at the center of our own galaxy - live quiet ...

Puzzling Supermassive Black Hole Observed in Infant Universe

SpaceDaily - Wed 6 Dec 17

Boston MA (SPX) Dec 06, 2017 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 ...

Gemini: Supermassive Black Hole Is Ahead of Its Time

SpaceDaily - Wed 6 Dec 17

Hilo HI (SPX) Dec 06, 2017 The discovery of an extremely distant supermassive black hole, with a mass some 800 million times that of our Sun, is causing astronomers to re-think our understanding ...