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Capturing black-hole pairs

The observed growth of galaxies suggests that the black holes thought to lurk at their centres may find each other and merge. A large survey of galaxies has finally netted two black holes in a tight pairing.

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Miller, J. Capturing black-hole pairs. Nature 458, 40–41 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/458040a

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