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Formed on the heavy side to begin with through the merger of stars, these grow to tens of thousands of solar masses before merging to create supermassive black holes.
The two black holes that merged were massive: one hole was 31 times the mass of the sun, and the other was 25 solar masses.
Before LIGO’s first detection of gravitational waves, astronomers thought black holes couldn’t get bigger than about 10 solar masses.
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