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Supermassive black hole’s high spin rate provides a direct clue as to how it grew

For the first time, scientists have measured the spin of a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy – a measurement that could help explain how these objects got so large. Supermassive black holes are thought to occupy the center of virtually every galaxy in the universe. They…

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