We Vastly Underestimated How Many Black Holes Are Lurking in Space

August 11, 2017 | Courtesy of sciencealert.com

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When scientists finally detected the existence of gravitational waves last year, it wasn't just a landmark moment confirming Einstein was right all along.

That cosmos-spanning signal was traced to the ancient merging of two black holes some 1.3 billion years ago. Forget worlds colliding – this merger was unimaginably more intense and powerful – and the fact it happened at all means we may have overlooked something huge.

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