Scientists Discover Enormous Black Hole Right Near Our Galaxy

Scientists Discover Enormous Black Hole Right Near Our Galaxy

Astronomers from the University of Texas have spotted a gigantic black hole at the heart of our galaxy's many dwarf satellite galaxies.
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