235481B100000578-2842418-image-13_1416488998909Black holes are one of the strangest objects in the universe, preventing anything from escaping their grip – even light. Now astronomers have discovered something even more peculiar about these enigmatic objects; they are aligned with each other over distances stretching billions of light-years The remarkable observations were made by the Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, which found an eerie alignment between enormous interstellar objects called quasars. ‘The alignments in the new data, on scales even bigger than current predictions from simulations, may be a hint that there is a missing ingredient in our current models of the cosmos,’ added Professor Dominique Sluse. More