A swarm of thousands of black holes may surround the giant black hole at the heart of our galaxy, a new study finds.
At the hearts of most, if not all, galaxies are supermassive black holes with masses that are millions to billions of times that of the sun. For example, at the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way, lies Sagittarius A*, which is about 4.5 million solar masses in size.
A key way in which scientists think supermassive black holes grow is by engulfing stellar-mass black holes each equal in mass to a few suns. Learning how that growth process works is vital to understanding the effects they can have on the evolution of their galaxies. [Deepest-Ever X-Ray Image Captures Countless Black Holes (Photo)]
H/t reader squodgy:
“The World Debt is slowly being moved to here.”
…and after the world debt (financial/economic) has been moved there millions (upon millions) of people will follow.
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