Wormholes Create Ripples in Spacetime –“Not Black Holes” (‘A 2018 Most Viewed’)

 

The scientific collaborations LIGO and Virgo have detected gravitational waves from the fusion of two black holes, inaugurating an exciting new era in the study of the cosmos. But what if those ripples of space-time were not produced by black holes, but by other exotic objects? A team of European physicists propose an alternative—wormholes that can be traversed to appear in another universe.

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