A supermassive black hole is racing across the universe at 110,000 mph (177,000 km/h), and the astronomers who spotted it don’t know why.
The fast-moving black hole, which is roughly 3 million times heavier than our sun, is zipping through the center of the galaxy J0437+2456, about 230 million light-years away.
Scientists have long theorized that black holes could move, but such movement is rare because their giant mass requires an equally enormous force to get them going.
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“We don’t expect the majority of supermassive black holes to be moving; they’re usually