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Black hole total recoil

Colliding black holes, illustration of the merger of two black holes.

The collision of two black holes (artist’s impression) can cause them to merge into one, which can recoil at high speed if conditions are right. Credit: Victor De Schwanberg/SPL

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Nature 620, 925 (2023)



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