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Supermassive Black Holes Control Star Formation in Large Galaxies

News   Jan 03, 2018 | Original Story by Tim Stephens for the University of California - Santa Cruz.

 
Supermassive Black Holes Control Star Formation in Large Galaxies

The power of a supermassive black hole is seen in this image of Centaurus A, one of the active galactic nuclei closest to Earth. The image combines data from several telescopes at different wavelengths, showing jets and lobes powered by the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy. Credit: ESO/WFI (Optical); MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al. (Submillimetre); NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al. (X-ray).

 
 
 

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