Hubble Finds Evidence of Mid-Sized Black Hole
Released on March 31, 2020
Astronomers have identified a black hole of an elusive class known as “intermediate-mass,” which betrayed its existence by tearing apart a wayward star that passed too close.
This exciting discovery opens the door to the possibility of many more lurking undetected in the dark, waiting to be given away by a star passing too close.
For more information about the Hubble Space Telescope and its images, visit: https://nasa.gov/hubble
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