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Mega black hole twice as big as thought

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It sits at the centre of the M87 galaxy and weighs the same as 6.4 billion suns, this supermassive black hole situated over 55 million light years from the Earth is now believed to be twice as massive as previously thought.

"The black hole at the centre of the M87 galaxy may be twice as big as originally thought - possibly large enough to measure directly. M87 is 55 million light years away. Its central black hole devours vast amounts of gas and spews out a huge jet of particles that extends far into intergalactic space."

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Er... wasn't it twice as big as thought just a couple months ago? So it's even bigger now? @_@

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lets just send paris hilton and lindsay lohan on a 'cruise' ship to the center of the M87 galaxy.

ill chip in a few bucks for rocket fuel.

ps.

send tom cruise too, but duct-tape him to the outside just before takeoff

tell him to do it for the sake of scientology

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lets just send paris hilton and lindsay lohan on a 'cruise' ship to the center of the M87 galaxy.

ill chip in a few bucks for rocket fuel.

ps.

send tom cruise too, but duct-tape him to the outside just before takeoff

tell him to do it for the sake of scientology

hahahaha gosh if we could only get rid of all our rubbish that way.

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lets just send paris hilton and lindsay lohan on a 'cruise' ship to the center of the M87 galaxy.

ill chip in a few bucks for rocket fuel.

ps.

send tom cruise too, but duct-tape him to the outside just before takeoff

tell him to do it for the sake of scientology

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Er... wasn't it twice as big as thought just a couple months ago? So it's even bigger now? @_@

It must be growing!!

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Er... wasn't it twice as big as thought just a couple months ago? So it's even bigger now? @_@

It must be growing!!

like the ozone hole? lol

I reckon the center of this thing was a planet that made a hadron collider.

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