July 15, 2024



A Black Hole-Neutron Star Collision Has Finally Been Detected

Newsbreak – The New York Times

By Kenneth Chang

July 4, 2021

In January 2020, astronomers definitively observed, for the first time, a black hole swallowing a dead star, like a raven devouring roadkill.

Then 10 days later, they saw the same act of scavenging happen again in a different, distant sector of the cosmos.

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