Astronomers witnessed the birth of the first intermediate black hole


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The pair of black holes likely spun into each other prior to their collision. Image credit: Northwestern University.
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Even for black holes, these bodies were large. Image credit: LIGO_Virgo / Frank Elavsky, Aaron Geller/Northwestern University.
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An infographic describing the titanic collision. Image credit: Northwestern University.

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