​JWST Unveils Farthest Black Hole Merger

In May 2024, astronomers using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) made a remarkable discovery, uncovering the most distant merger of two massive black holes, dating back to 740 million years after the Big Bang, providing invaluable insights into the early universe.

  • The discovery reveals the presence of supermassive black holes with masses ranging from millions to billions of times that of the Sun, similar to those found in most massive galaxies in the universe.
  • Referred to as ZS7, this system comprises two black holes, with one boasting a mass equivalent to 50 million times that of the Sun, while the mass ....
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