University of Michigan Astronomers Discover Smallest Known Supermassive Black Hole

A team of University of Michigan astronomers have found the tiniest known supermassive black hole in the universe.

A new report says University of Michigan astronomers have discovered the smallest known super-massive black hole. The sighting occurred when a team traveled to Chile last year to examine a few dwarf galaxies that bore signs of black holes.

U of M astronomy graduate student Vivienne Baldassare spoke with WDET’s Marissa Gawel about how her team found the astrophysical object. Listen to their conversation by clicking the PLAY button above.