View Full Version : Starburst Galaxies Hide Black Holes

2005-Sep-10, 03:50 PM
SUMMARY: Starburst galaxies get their name from the enormous amount of star formation going on inside them; on average, they create 50 times as many stars as regular galaxies like our own Milky Way in vast regions of furious star formation. Astronomers from the UK think these regions could also be the home to black holes. The team looked at Hubble images of these star-forming regions, and compared them to X-ray images of the same locations and found the telltale signs for both star formation and black holes.

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