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Exploring a Black-Hole Mass Conundrum

11 Jul 2019, 08:56 UTC
Exploring a Black-Hole Mass Conundrum Carl Rodriguez/Northwestern Visualization

When the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) discovered its first merging black holes, astronomers were surprised: these black holes were much larger than we had expected! A new study looks at what these observations might tell us about black holes in star clusters.

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