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Mismatched Black Holes Merge

22 Apr 2020, 11:09 UTC
Mismatched Black Holes Merge LIGO / Caltech / MIT / Aurore Simonnet(Sonoma State)

For the first time, the LIGO and Virgo gravitational-wave detectors have “heard” gravitational waves from an unequal pair of black holes. Scientists working with the LIGO and Virgo gravitational-wave observatories have detected an oddball event: the merger of two black holes of notably different sizes.

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