Supermassive black holes found in two tiny galaxies

April 17, 2017

Three years ago, a University of Utah-led team discovered that an ultra-compact dwarf galaxy contained a supermassive black hole, then the smallest known galaxy to harbor such a giant black hole. The findings suggested that the dwarfs were likely tiny leftovers of massiveĀ galaxies that were stripped of their outer layers after colliding into other, larger […]