Supermassive Black Holes May Be Lurking Everywhere in the Universe (UC Berkeley)
"A near-record supermassive black hole discovered in a sparse area of the local universe indicate that these monster objects - this one equal to 17 billion suns - may be more common than once thought, according to UC Berkeley astronomers."
Supermassive Black Hole Found in Unlikely Cosmic Backwater (Scientific American)
"One of the biggest black holes ever found sits in a cosmic backwater, like a towering skyscraper in a small town. Astronomers have spotted a supermassive black hole containing 17 billion times the mass of the sun-only slightly smaller than the heftiest known black hole, which weighs in at a maximum of 21 billion solar masses-at the center of the galaxy NGC 1600."
Supermassive Black Holes May Be More Common Than Anyone Imagined (NPR)
"Scientists have discovered a supermassive black hole that may be the biggest ever spotted - and its location in a ho-hum group of galaxies suggests that cosmic monsters like this one might be more common than astronomers previously thought."