Before Galileo saw it through a telescope, most people believed that the Moon was a perfect sphere. It is fascinating today that @LIGO-Virgo are able to (correctly) identify perfect spheres over a hundred times smaller than the Moon situated over 300 light years away.
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The latest pair of merging black holes announced by LIGO-Virgo, the first made public from their latest observing run, is unlike any seen before.
Researchers are undecided on how to classify the first publicly announced gravitational wave detection from LIGO-Virgo’s third observing run.
LIGO-Virgo open public alerts give you a chance to listen in to the latest discoveries as they happen – in real time! For instance, you can follow astronomers getting closer to figuring out where the dividing line lies between neutron stars and black holes.