“Gargantuan Filaments” –Incubators of Supermassive Black Holes in Early Cosmos

Cosmic Filaments

 

New research from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research and the University of Tokyo suggests very strongly that gas falling along massive filaments under the force of gravity in the early universe triggered the formation of starbursting galaxies and supermassive black holes, giving the universe the structure that we see today. (more…)