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LIGO Finds 3rd Gravitation Waves from Black Holes

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) has made a third detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy has been firmly opened. As was the case with the first two detections, the waves were generated when two black holes collided to form a larger black hole. The newfound black hole formed by ...

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Information Sucked by Black Holes Not Lost Forever, Says New Study

The “information loss paradox” in black holes, a problem that has plagued physics for almost 40 years, since Stephen Hawking first proposed 40 years ago that black holes could radiate energy and evaporate over time, has been questioned by new study. Theoretically, when you shred a document you can piece it back together and burn a book, and you could ...

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‘Interstellar’ technology throws light on spinning black holes in space

Oscar-nominated movie ‘Interstellar’ team has turned science fiction into science fact by providing new insights into the powerful effects of black holes. In a paper published in the journal Classical and Quantum Gravity, the team describe the innovative computer code ‘Gargantua’ that was used to generate the movie’s iconic images of the wormhole, black hole and various celestial objects, and ...

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