Black holes stunt growth of dwarf galaxies: Astronomers find large-scale winds associated with active black holes in small galaxies suppress star formation

ScienceDaily | Oct 12, 2019 at 5:31 AM
  • Dwarf galaxies are small galaxies that contain between 100 million to a few billion stars.
  • Astronomers suspect that when wind emanating from a black hole is pushed out, it compresses the gas ahead of the wind.