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I Gravitational waves due to Big Bang?

  1. Feb 15, 2016 #1
    The recent observed gravitational wave is claimed due to two merging black holes colliding or infusing into each other. Could it be just another local Big Bang? (Of course I am implying Big Bang occurs in various scales). So "our Big Bang" was a large scale Big Bang and was triggered by two immensely densed black holes merged at, say, light's speed? For another example: Moon was created for a small scale Big Bang. What's your take?
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  3. Feb 15, 2016 #2
    I think the Sigma for matching the merger of two black holes was something like 5.1. That means the predicted theoretical profile signature and the actual data received matched very, very closely. Think of the event profile as a kind of fingerprint, so researchers are pretty sure they know the cause of the data.
  4. Feb 15, 2016 #3


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