NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) is revealing energetic, previously unobserved supermassive black holes, including a new mega-powerful class of objects that appear to have influenced the transformation of galaxies, astronomers reported Aug. 29. Observations with a range of space- and ground-based observatories over the past decade have revealed the presence of supermassive black holes at the center of every galaxy. WISE, launched in late 2009 to conduct all-sky ...
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