Colliding black holes

Colliding black holes

Artist’s impression of binary black holes about to collide

Artist’s impression of binary black holes about to collide. Gravitational waves from what may be the most massive black hole merger yet observed have been detected by the National Science Foundation’s Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO).

IMAGE: Mark Myers, ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav)