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3D Simulations of Colliding Black Holes Hailed As Most Realistic Yet


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Merger of binary black holes

In-spiral and merger of binary black holes.

Credit: S. Shapiro, R. Gold, V. Paschalidis, M. Ruiz, Z. Etienne & H. Pfeiffer. Movie: S. Shapiro, S. Connelly, A. Khan and L. Kong

When astronomers try to simulate colliding giant black holes, they usually rely on simplified approximations to model the swirling disks of matter that surround and fuel these gravitational monsters.

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