Chinese astronomers have discovered a black hole so huge that it challenges existing models of how stars evolve. Photo: AFP

Chinese astronomers discover ‘impossibly massive’ black hole LB-1

  • Scientists from National Astronomical Observatory of China say find has 70 times the mass of the sun, even though physics says that is impossible
  • Black hole found using world’s largest galaxy scanner, the Large Sky Area Multi-Object Fibre Spectroscopic Telescope in northern China
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Chinese astronomers have discovered a black hole so huge that it challenges existing models of how stars evolve. Photo: AFP
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The HL-2M is hotter than the real sun but definitely uglier. (Photo: Xinhua)

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China’s HL-2M nuclear fusion device burns with the power of 13 suns

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The HL-2M is hotter than the real sun but definitely uglier. (Photo: Xinhua)
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