The Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding

The Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding

Finally, we have heard what it sounds like when two gigantic black holes collide and fuse together creating gravitational waves and actual ripples in the very fabric of space and time.

Although it is definitely not what you'd expect...

Sounding far more like a human heartbeat than a colossal merger of the densest objects in the known universe.

As black holes circle one another, they orbit ever closer to a merger and gaining rotational speed as the distance between them closes.

The spiral hits a climax and both holes join to create massive gravitational waves that reverberate throughout the universe.

As the holes rest into one another they "jiggle" and settle in three stages called the inspiral, the merger, and the ringdown. 

We know black holes are the densest objects in the known universe that yank at space-time and when you slap two together the mathematics go into the exponentially massive echelon.

Meaning so far to the Nth degree that the calculations are almost beyond comprehension. 

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