Mystery Object Observed by LIGO –“The Strangest Black Hole Ever Detected?”

 

Mystery Object Observed by LIGO --"The Strangest Black Hole Ever Detected?"

 

Stephen Hawking once wrote about black holes that there is a singularity in our past which constitutes, in some sense, a beginning to the universe.  On August 14, 2019, scientists with LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) and the Virgo detector in Italy, discovered of a mystery object of 2.6 solar masses as it merged with a black hole of 23 solar masses, placing it in a gap that lies between neutron stars and black holes.

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