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Gravitational Wave Event Likely Signalled Creation of a Black Hole

31 May 2018, 17:00 UTC
Gravitational Wave Event Likely Signalled Creation of a Black Hole NASA/CXC/M.Weiss

The spectacular merger of two neutron stars that generated gravitational waves announced last fall likely did something else: birthed a black hole.

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