black holes

Astronomers Spot a Black Hole so Massive They Weren’t Sure it Could Exist

Astronomers Spot a Black Hole so Massive They Weren’t Sure it Could Exist

One of the greatest things about being an astrophysicist is that you keep discovering things you didn’t think were possible. Now the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) and Virgo Observatory have discovered their largest black hole yet. It’s important because scientists had in fact doubted whether black holes of this…