Massive black holes in galaxies

This research is supported by the European Research Council under the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013 Grant Agreement no. 614199, project BLACK) and by a Marie Curie Action (PCIG10-GA-2011-303609, project 'MBHG'). We also acknowledge previous support from the National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian's Astrophysical Observatory.