The ancient object is 12 billion times the mass of our sun pumping out a million billion times the energy of our Sun.
It was powering a distant galaxy called a quasar, the study published in Nature revealed.
At a distance of 12.8 billion light years from Earth the quasar was formed only 900 million years after the Big Bang.
Report: North Korea could have 100 nukes by 2020
Situation Room |
4:47 PM ET, Wed February 25, 2015
CNN's Brian Todd reports North Korea's nuclear program is growing at an alarming rate, with a frightening new report projecting the country could have 100 nuclear bombs by 2020.
America's Largest Health Care Company Tells Supreme Court That Anti-Obamacare Argument Is "Absurd"
f getting rid of Obamacare is such a good idea, why isn't corporate America getting behind King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court case designed to demolish the Affordable Care Act? More than 52 different parties have weighed in with briefs in advance of oral arguments on March 4. Of those, 21 have been filed on behalf of the plaintiffs, who claim millions of Obamacare consumers are receiving illegal health insurance subsidies. The groups filing these briefs include libertarian think tanks, pro-life organizations, Christian legal shops, and some conservative Republican legislators. But not a single business group -- not the US Chamber of Commerce, not any of the health industry companies and trade groups that opposed the law when it was being drafted -- has presented a brief endorsing this lawsuit. read more