Binary Black Holes

NASA Releases a Simulation of 22 Known Black Hole Binary Systems

Want to take a look at some black hole binary systems? Well then NASA's got your back with this stunning…

2 weeks ago

Binary Black Holes can Unlock Another of Einstein’s Predictions

Gravitational waves from merging black holes can tell us more about a gravitational dance known as spin-orbit resonance.

4 months ago

Astronomers Detected a Black Hole Merger With Very Different Mass Objects

In another first, the latest gravitational wave event to be detected came from the merger of two black holes of…

2 years ago

14% of all the Massive Stars in the Universe are Destined to Collide as Black Holes

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity predicted that black holes would form and eventually collide. It also predicted the creation of…

2 years ago

New Gravitational Waves Detected From Four More Black Hole Mergers. Total Detections up to 11 Now

The LIGO and Virgo collaborations recently announced the detection of four more gravitational wave events, bringing the total to eleven.

3 years ago

Dense Star Clusters Could be the Places Where Black Hole Mergers are Common

According to a new study by an international team of astronomers, black hole mergers are common in globular star clusters

4 years ago

Scientist Find Treasure Trove of Giant Black Hole Pairs

In two new studies by international teams of astrophysicists, a wealth of merging black hole pairs have been discovered, which…

5 years ago

When Two Supermassive Black Holes Merge, It’s a Galactic Train Wreck

Most large galaxies harbor central supermassive black holes with masses equivalent to millions, or even billions, of Suns. Some, like…

7 years ago

Nearby Galaxy Has Two Monster Black Holes

[/caption] Why does this galaxy appear to be smiling? The answer might be because it has been holding a secret…

11 years ago