Black hole gets unusual 'kick' out of galaxy core thanks to gravitational waves

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A team of international researchers got a bit of a shock recently when a supermassive black hole — something that normally anchors the centre of a galaxy — was spotted speeding away from its home.

The reason? Gravitational waves, says the research team.

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/black-hole-gets-unusual-kick-203018408.html