Merging Galaxies

Authors: George Rajna

In a new paper based on Ilustris simulated images of merger galaxies, the astronomers present a way to help identify when imaged systems are mergers. [11] Scientists, including from The Australian National University (ANU), say they have detected a black hole swallowing a neutron star for the first time. [10] Gravitational waves from the merger of a black hole and a neutron star may have been spotted for the first time by the LIGO and Virgo detectors. [9]

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