A recent paper confirmed that for the first time astronomers detected a solitary black hole freely floating through the Milky Way. Why is this so special? And how did they do it? I talk about this result and how it connects to the game Karuba.
And for more information, check out these resources:
- First ever free-floating black hole found roaming through interstellar space: https://phys.org/news/2022-02-free-floating-black-hole-roaming-interstellar.html
- Karuba on BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/183251/karuba
- Paper: Sahu et al. ApJ, submitted (2022). ArXiv 2201.13296: https://arxiv.org/abs/2201.13296