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The New History of Black Holes: 'Co-evolution' Dramatically Alters Dark Reputation

published by Space.com
Feb 08, 2008

Black holes suffer a bad rap. Indicted by the press as gravity monsters, labeled highly secretive by astronomers, and long considered in theoretical circles as mere endpoints of cosmic evolution, these unseen objects are depicted as mysterious drains of destruction and death.

So it may seem odd to reconsider them as indispensable forces of creation.

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/blackhole_history_030128-1.html