Black hole caught zapping galaxy into existence?

Steady state redux? Or something else entirely?

Which come first, the supermassive black holes that frantically devour matter or the enormous galaxies where they reside? A brand new scenario has emerged from a recent set of outstanding observations of a black hole without a home: black holes may be "building" their own host galaxy. This could be the long-sought missing link to understanding why the masses of black holes are larger in galaxies that contain more stars.

(link) [EurekAlert!]

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Tartan try-hards

It's not just the Scots, the Irish or the Welsh, nor is it just emigrants longing for the Auld Sod... it's about roots:

Why do so many people want be Scottish?

(link) [BBC News]

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