Dramatic early star formation cut short by black holes

Early galaxies, flowering with dramatic starbursts in the early Universe, saw the birth of new stars abruptly cut short, leaving them as massive galaxies of aging stars in the present day. The likely culprit for the sudden end to the starbursts: the emergence of supermassive black holes.

via The Wild Early Lives of Today’s Most Massive Galaxies — Dramatic star formation cut short by black holes.

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