In two new studies by international teams of astrophysicists, a wealth of merging black hole pairs have been discovered, which has serious implications for gravitational wave research.
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It’s a mystery that’s puzzled astronomers for years. Which came first, supermassive black holes or the galaxies that surround them?
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A team of researchers from japan have found evidence of another massive black hole near the center of the Milky Way Galaxy
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A new study from a team of researchers from the University of Iowa claims black holes ejecting light could have been what ended the cosmic “Dark Ages”
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A new study by a team from UCI indicates that black hole mergers could be very common, which has implications for the study of black holes and gravitational waves
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A team of European astronomers accurately measured the orbit of a star around the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky way, thus confirming predictions made by Einstein’s theory of General Relativity.
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LIGO has detected a third instance of gravitational waves. Like the previous two, this one was caused by merging black holes.
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A team of researchers questions the existence of an event horizon around black holes and wonders what it would look like when a star collides with one.
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Thanks to an international effort and multiple radio telescopes, astronomers have visualized an event horizon for the first time.
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Watch several dozen stars in the center of our galaxy circle a massive, black “nothing.”
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