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Supermassive black holes can cloak themselves in a cocoon of dust, making them invisible...

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    Supermassive black holes can cloak themselves in a cocoon of dust, making them invisible even when they should be bright quasars
    by Paul M. Sutter

    Quasars are the most powerful sources of light in the universe, but sometimes they’re hard to find. A team of astronomers used the Chandra X-ray Space Telescope to find some diamonds in the rough. When gas finds itself in the center of a galaxy, it must come toe-to-toe with a truly terrible monster: a supermassive …

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