The Gemini Observatory in Hawaii, for example, helped determine the black hole's enormous mass by probing the infrared spectrum to gauge the activity of the black hole. Quasars were such powerful generators of radiation in the early universe because the supermassive black holes in their cores had access to a huge quantity of material. As they rapidly consumed this matter, the black holes formed a vast, hot and radiating accretion disk, creating the quasars' trademark light that can be seen across billions of light-years. … [Read more...] about Most Distant Black Hole Discovered, But Why Is It Such a Monster?
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The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards are coming up this Sunday, September 17th and The A.V. Club is counting down the days leading up to the ceremony with an examination of this year’s major categories. Each day, TV Editor Erik Adams breaks down a category and gives us his picks for who should win, and who will win. First up, we’re looking at the nominees for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama. They are: … [Read more...] about Who will win the 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama?