“Heaviest Black Hole Collision” Might be a Boson Star Merger

Chinese University of Hong Kong Release/ 25 Feb 2021 An International Team of Scientists, Including a CUHK Student, Discovers the “Heaviest Black Hole Collision” Might be a Boson Star Merger An international team of scientists led by the Galician Institute of High Energy Physics and the University of Aveiro, including an undergraduate from the Department of Physics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has proposed the collision of two exotic compact objects known as boson stars as an alternative explanation for the origin of the gravitational wave signal…

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