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Astronomers watch a supermassive black hole awaken in real time

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A never-before-seen phenomenon has caught the attention of astronomers. The awakening of a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy is being observed. The discovery was made when a sudden increase in brightness was detected by a telescope in California. Further investigations revealed that the galaxy has an active galactic nucleus powered by the black hole. The brightness variations in the galaxy are unprecedented, leaving astronomers puzzled. The observation provides valuable insights into the growth and evolution of black holes. This event marks the first time the awakening of a massive black hole has been observed in real time.