(WATCH) Two supermassive black holes are going to collide, but not in our lifetime

September 18, 2015 4:52 AM

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Researchers have predicted a smash-on about 100,000 years from now, based on calculations of the mass of the black hole pair together and relative to each other

The black hole pair is rotating 3.5 billion light-years away, inside the Virgo constellation. The two black holes are just a light-week away from each other. This is a terrific contrast to the earlier discovered black hole pair, separated by 20 light-years. This may seem like eternity to us humans, ...

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