Hubble Finds a Black Hole Igniting Star Formation in a Dwarf Galaxy

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Black holes are often described as the monsters of the universe – tearing apart stars, consuming anything that comes too close, and holding light captive. Detailed evidence from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, however, shows a black hole in a new light: fostering, rather than suppressing, star formation.