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Galaxies And The Supermassive Black Holes They Host

    Galaxies And The Supermassive Black Holes They Host By Judith E Braffman-Miller In the deepest, darkest hearts of perhaps every large galaxy in the Universe, including our own Milky Way, supermassive black holes lie in secret, waiting for their dinner–a wrecked star, perhaps, or a cloud of tragic gas. These gravitational beasts are some of the strangest occupants…

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The Mystery Of The Most Distant Dark Heart

    The Mystery Of The Most Distant Dark Heart By Judith E Braffman-Miller When astronomers look deeper and deeper into Space, they are staring further and further back in time. This is because the more remote a shining object is in Space, the longer it has taken its fleeing beams of light to reach us. There is no known…

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Ancient Black Holes That Grew Up Too Fast

Ancient Black Holes That Grew Up Too Fast By Judith E Braffman-Miller Quasars are dazzling, luminous objects, that hide supermassive black holes deep within their mysterious, secretive hearts of darkness. Indeed, quasars are so brilliant that they are visible over great cosmic distances, as infalling, doomed material–snatched from ill-fated stars and unfortunate clouds of wandering gas–swirls down into the waiting,…

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Learning About Our Baby Milky Way From Galaxies Far, Far Away

Learning About Our Baby Milky Way From Galaxies Far, Far Away By Judith E Braffman-Miller Our Milky Way Galaxy is only one of billions of other galaxies in the Universe. Nevertheless, it is very precious to us because it is our planet’s home–and when we stare up at the night sky, far away from the lights of a city, we…

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