Most galaxies have a supermassive black hole at their centers, and the immense gravitational pull of the black hole holds the galaxy together. However, research has found that these black holes are ultra-massive and are growing faster than the galaxies can cope. In fact, the black holes are so large that they are the law of physics.
Scientists from Spain and Canada studied 72 galaxies with a supermassive black hole in their middle, and revealed shocking results. Black holes were 10 times larger than experts had previously predicted, and the results added more intrigue to the mysterious entities.
Mar Mezcua, postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Space Sciences in Spain, said: far larger and more massive than anticipated.
"Are they so big because they had a head start because certain ideal conditions allowed them to grow more rapidly over billions of years? For the moment, there is no way for us to know. that the most extreme specimens defy the rules that we have established up to now. ”Prof Hlavacek-Larrondo stated that galaxies might not be safe from these black holes in the long run, as they could eventually produce a miniature big bang once They have sucked up enough mats.
She said: "It sucks up little matter and probably wouldn't be able to produce destructive high-energy jets for some time powerful enough to destroy much of its host galaxy." It would be like a mini, galaxy-sized big bang. ”
Thankfully, however, the Milky Way is safe ̵
Prof Hlavacek-Larrondo said: galaxy.
"Sagittarius A, the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, is a bit boring. It's not very active, much like a dormant volcano. It sucks up little matter and probably wouldn't be able to produce destructive high-energy jets. "