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Neaby Galaxy Has Two Monster Black Holes

Posted by ChevScience on June 11, 2011

Why does this galaxy appear to be smiling? The answer might be because it has been holding a secret that astrophysicists have only now just uncovered: there are two — count ‘em – two gigantic black holes inside this nearby galaxy, named Markarian 739 (or NGC 3758), and both are very active

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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