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Leicester's Complexity computer stares into black holes

A University of Leicester supercomputer may have helped unlock a secret about the birth of stars.

The £2m Complexity machine has been working with four others across England to examine the physical forces which build galaxies.

Researchers say they now believe energy from black holes can help, as well as inhibit, the creation of stars.

Dr Mark Wilkinson and Martin Bourne explain the significance of their findings.

  • 27 Sep 2013