An artist's impression of a quasar

To look through space is to look through time, and a five-year survey has pushed that to its limits, peering back some 13 billion years to a time just after the Big Bang. Astronomers on the international project have turned up 100 supermassive black holes from a time when they were thought to be rare, suggesting we might need to rewrite our understanding of their evolution.

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