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Black holes control star formation, US team finds 1st proof

Short by: SAGAR PADIVAL 

US-based astronomers have found "the first direct observational evidence" of a black hole's influence on star formation. On comparing galaxies with black holes of different masses, the team found star formation lasted longer in those with smaller central black holes. Black hole emissions were long thought to reduce star formation by dispelling the gas that would otherwise condense into stars.

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