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Monday, December 11, 2017
How big is a supermassive black hole?
Lurking at the center of the Milky Way galaxy is the supermassive black
hole Sagittarius A*, a monstrous clump of matter so dense that the pull
of its gravity overpowers anything that comes near it, including light
itself. But it’s hard to grasp just how big a supermassive black hole is
because there is nothing much out there to match it.