Scientists have detected strong Gravitational waves from the merger of two black holes in space-time, causing the resulting black hole to launch at breakneck speed.
Astronomers have observed a cosmic event in which two black holes merged and created Gravitational waves to hit a newly formed black hole at a speed of nearly 5 million kilometers per hour. The scientists presented these observations in an article entitled "Evidence of Large Reversal Speed of black hole Merger Signal" in Physical Review Letters. Vijay Varma In an interview with Science News, the lead author of this article noted that studying these "cosmic kicks" could potentially help scientists understand how stellar black holes form.
Gravitational Waves. These waves in space-time are caused by the movement of large objects at high accelerations. In this case, Gravitational waves propagate when two black holes spiral toward each other and eventually merge.
When these Gravitational waves propagate in one direction, they cause the black hole to move in the other direction. To be thrown; Similar to the reversal of a weapon when it is used to fire a bullet. American Laser (LIGO) and European Virgo Interferometer were identified. Observing these waves showed how the two black holes merged.
As both black holes began to rotate around each other due to their very strong Gravitational forces, the plane in which they rotated also rotated. This can be compared to shaking a spinning top while spinning.
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The researchers compared the observed data from this event with the simulated data from the predicted versions of the shadow hole integration to estimate the impact velocity of the black hole. Thus they found that this massive object was ejected so fast that it was probably ejected from its spherical cluster.
Spherical clusters are dense clusters of stars and black holes whose black holes are expected to be close together. And be integrated. The team estimates that due to the high velocity, this particular black hole is only 0.5 percent more likely to remain in its spherical cluster after being hit.
Cover Photo: Graphic Design of Merge Two black holes and
Credit: LIGO, Caltech, MIT, Aurore, Simonnet/Sonoma State University
Source: Indian Express