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How black holes restrain old galaxies

Nature volume 533, pages 473474 (26 May 2016) | Download Citation

Supermassive black holes are thought to keep star formation under control by ejecting or stirring gas in galaxies. Observations of an old galaxy reveal a potential mechanism for how this process occurs. See Letter p.504

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  1. Marc Sarzi is at the Centre for Astrophysics Research, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK.

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