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Using ESO's Very Large Telescope, astronomers have stumbled across a black hole that may be building its own host galaxy, an observation that could help resolve a long-standing mystery as to why the masses of black holes are larger in galaxies that contain more stars.
The question of which came first, the supermassive black holes that frantically devour matter or the enormous galaxies where they reside, is one of the most debated questions in astronomy.