In April of 2016, scientists uncovered a supermassive black hole that is the size of 17 billion suns. And they found it residing in an unlikely place.
What It Is
It's Mind-Boggling, But Is It Important?
This Black Hole Is 17 Billion Times Larger Than The Sun
Step into the NGC 1600 galaxy and take a peak at this behemoth.
Where Is The Closest Black Hole?
Why can't we see any in the night sky?
How Many Black Holes Are In The Universe?
...do we even want to know?
How Massive Can Black Holes Get?
The 17-billion sun supermassive black hole isn't even the most massive.
Written by Curiosity Staff December 30, 2016
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