Video: Professor Ryan Hickox on a Major Astronomical Discovery

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Professor Ryan Hickox talks about black-hole and neutron-star theories.

Video by Christopher Johnson 

In June 2020, astrophysicists in the International LIGO-Virgo Collaboration discovered that there had been a collision between two objects in deep space. One of the objects was a massive black hole and the other was either the lightest-known black hole or the heaviest-known neutron star. Ryan Hickox, professor of physics and astronomy, talks about the discovery and its implications for the field of astrophysics. 

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