Friday, January 11, 2008

Nature's Terrifying Truths: Rogue Black Holes

New computer simulations presented at the American Astronomical Society show what happens when two black holes collide. They merge into one black hole that shoots across the galaxy at nearly 2,500 miles per second. These rogue black holes would destroy anything in their path. And aside from the property damage, they also demonstrate a reckless, disrespectful attitude toward authority and have been known to slick back their event horizons, wear dirty leather jackets, and bang on jukeboxes with their fists. More details here.

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