RGG 118: Astronomers Find Smallest Known Supermassive Black Hole

A team of astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the 6.5-m Clay Telescope in Chile has found the smallest supermassive black hole ever observed in the center of a galaxy. The supermassive black hole in question resides about 340 million light-years away at the center of a dwarf disk galaxy called RGG 118. The [...] —> Read More