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This Black Hole Is the Size of 20 Billion Suns

by Katie Felber

December 15, 2015

Ummm, Houston? We have a problem. An awesome problem. This video about black holes will crush your mind.

Ever wonder what Einstein’s theory of relativity would look like when applied to black holes? What is the mass of one of the universe’s largest black holes? (Hint: It’s in the title, man.) The 2:50 point is where it gets really intense. 

Check it out:

Since black holes play an important role in the formation of galaxies, and each galaxy contains a black hole at its center, without black holes, we wouldn’t even be here. I’ll give you a moment to breathe.

 

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This Black Hole Is the Size of 20 Billion Suns