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"Discovery" of a new class of black holes

2 Jul 2009, 15:40 UTC
"Discovery" of a new class of black holes A. Hobart/CXC
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When reading about scientific discoveries, it is always important to remember Professor Astronomy's Discovery Law: The last person to discover something gets the credit.

Yesterday, a news story was released on a nice bit of research that is "the first solid evidence of a new class of medium-sized black holes." Only many other astronomers who have claimed to discover medium-sized black holes would argue that they had already discovered the first solid evidence of such things.

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