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Scientists Detected 2 Black Hole Mergers Just 21 Mins Apart, But It's Not What We Hoped

Last Wednesday, a gravitational wave detection gave astronomers quite the surprise. Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), a pair of gravitational waves rolled in just minutes apart. The first, labeled S190828j, which was picked up by LIGO's gravitational wave detectors at 06:34 am, coordinated universal time. The second, S190828l, which was measured at 06:55 – a mere 21 minutes later. Both seem to …

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