View Full Version : Even Dwarf Galaxies Have Supermassive Black Holes

2007-Jan-09, 01:50 AM
To form a supermassive black hole, you'd think it takes a really large galaxy, like the Milky Way or Andromeda. But it appears that these monsters can form at the heart of plain old dwarf galaxies too. ...

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John Mendenhall
2007-Jan-10, 06:07 PM
Two sides of a ring of stars around a black hole at the center of a dwarf galaxy? Is there a clue here as to how spiral galaxies form?