Astronomers from the University of Utah recently found a supermassive black hole in a very small dwarf galaxy, M60-UCD1, one of the smallest galaxies currently known.

This discovery could mean that other similar dwarf galaxies, which are dense, could also have large black holes, meaning that black holes, in general, are more common than originally thought.

Astronomers also now believe that these galaxies were once part of other larger galaxies that separated after collisions with yet other galaxies.

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