View Full Version : Astronomers Detect Two Black Holes in a Cosmic Dance

2009-Mar-04, 07:50 PM
Paired black holes are theorized to be common, but have escaped detection — until now. Astronomers*Todd Boroson and Tod Lauer,*from the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) in Tucson, Arizona, have found what looks like two massive black holes orbiting each other in the center of one galaxy. Their discovery appears in this week's issue of*Nature. Astronomers have [...]

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2009-Mar-06, 06:19 PM
very interesting situation, should pack a punch like a thunder wallop when they merge.How long before they completely merge?