Two massive black holes are about to collide.  When they do, the blast will be incalculable

Two massive black holes are about to collide. When they do, the blast will be incalculable

Stars like our Sun are violent creatures—constantly spewing out radiation, gamma rays, and all sorts of nasty stuff (although thankfully Earth’s ozone layer and atmosphere protect us from the worst of it.) But when stars die, especially big ones, it gets wrathful. Even harsher. Stars at the end of their sufficiently massive life cycle will …

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