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Frenzy-Feeding Black Hole Makes Galaxy Most Luminous

June 4th, 2015

Episode 266 of 601 episodes

A galaxy 12.5 billion light-years away gives off the light of 300 trillion suns, because its feeding black hole produces enough heat to set the whole galaxy's dust glowing. Lee Billings reports

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