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Release No.: 2020-10
For Release: Monday, June 1, 2020 - 3:05pm

Scientists Shed Light on Growth of Black Holes

Artist's conception depicting the growth channels of black holes

Artist's conception depicting the growth channels of black holes in the nearby and distant universe. In the nearby universe, smaller black holes grow by accretion while larger black holes grow by mergers. In the distant universe, the opposite is true.

Credit: M. Weiss