ACTIVE GALAXIES

Big surprises from small supermassive black holes

The report of a 10,000 solar mass black hole in a dwarf galaxy provides new clues about how supermassive black holes form and grow with their host galaxies.

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Fig. 1: Principle of reverberation mapping measurements.

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Fausnaugh, M. Big surprises from small supermassive black holes. Nat Astron 3, 694–695 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-019-0815-y

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