Evidence of 6 new binary black hole mergers within LVC data

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 13:30 in Astronomy & Space

Scholars recently submitted an article announcing the discovery of six new binary black hole mergers, which exceed the detection thresholds defined by the LIGO-Virgo Collaboration. Applying a unique set of signal processing techniques the team, nearly doubled the total number of binary black hole mergers found within the data of LVC's second observing run (O2) from 7 to 13.

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