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Early galaxies seem to grow a lot faster than they should. We finally know how.
How big are some supermassive black holes? Just trying to scale them down to numbers we can wrap our minds around is a challenge in and of itself.
The survey which figured out the right way to view the remaining visible universe has been misconstrued to mean we no longer need to investigate dark matter.
We can't see a black hole directly, even a supermassive one. But we can see where they are by tracking the orbits of the objects around them...
A new paper suggests that mass extinctions happen in cycles based on Earth's movement through the galactic plane. But does the evidence really add up?