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Most-Massive Black Hole Confirms Relativity Rules the Universe

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Science  18 Jan 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5861, pp. 271
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5861.271a

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Astronomers observing a supermassive black hole 3.5 billion light-years from Earth have found that the object brightened dramatically at just the time the equations of general relativity predicted.