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New study shows black holes recycle matter and energy back into space

Black holes spit out mighty high-speed jets of matter that include heavy atoms, a study published in Nature said on Wednesday. Astronomers have been intrigued for decades by narrow beams of matter spewed out from black holes, the most powerful phenomena in the Universe. The jets are known to contain…

Astronomers discover biggest black holes ever

Scientists have discovered the two biggest black holes ever observed, each with a mass billions of times greater than the Sun’s, according to a study published Monday. The two giants are located in the heart of a pair of galaxies several hundred million light years from Earth, said the study…