The newly found quasar, the most distant ever discovered, hosts a supermassive black hole equivalent to the combined mass of 1.6 billion suns.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~13 min
New research may provide clues to the mystery of why some supermassive black holes launch jets of material out into space while others don't.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
A new discovery "presents the biggest challenge yet for the theory of black hole formation and growth in the early universe."
June 29, 2020 • ~8 min
Researchers have discovered the first evidence of a cloaked black hole in the early universe, existing just 850 million years after the Big Bang.
Aug. 9, 2019 • ~7 min
The discovery of the brightest quasar ever seen in the early universe suggests a "hidden" population still waiting for astronomers to find.
Jan. 11, 2019 • ~7 min