Astronomers intrigued by unique light source in galaxy millions of light years away

November 21, 2014 2:31 PM

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Researchers have found a unique light source in a galaxy nearly 90 million light years away. The international team has been analyzing years of observations from various facilities, including NASA’s Swift satellite.

Astronomers remain unsure over the new discovery, noting that it could be one of two scenarios. According to researchers, the object’s unique properties may liken it to a supermassive black hole that has been kicked out of its home galaxy following a merge with another giant black hole.

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