“Attempt No Voyage Here!” Milky Way Harbors 100 Million Black Holes –‘There are Tens of Millions of these Dark Enigmatic Objects Each the Size of 30 Suns’ (Today’s Most Popular)

    "The weirdness of the LIGO discovery" –The detection of gravitational waves created by the merger of two 30-solar-mass black holes (image below) had astronomers asking just how common are black holes of this size, and how often do they merge? After conducting a cosmic inventory of sorts to calculate and categorize stellar-remnant black … Continue reading “Attempt No Voyage Here!” Milky Way Harbors 100 Million Black Holes –‘There are Tens of Millions of these Dark Enigmatic Objects Each the Size of 30 Suns’ (Today’s Most Popular)