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Fraser
2009-Sep-02, 01:20 PM
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away there was a supermassive black hole….. Astronomers from the University of Hawaii have spotted a giant galaxy surrounding the most distant supermassive black hole ever found. The galaxy, so distant that it is seen as it was 12.8 billion years ago, is as large as [...]

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Jerry
2009-Sep-03, 05:32 PM
"It is surprising that such a giant galaxy existed when the Universe was only one-sixteenth of its present age," said Dr. Tomotsugu Goto, "and that it hosted a black hole one billion times more massive than the Sun. The galaxy and black hole must have formed very rapidly in the early Universe."
Impossible observations yield impossible conclusion.

Alternatively, impossible observations nullify incorrect theories and unphysical assumptions.