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Black Holes as Gravitational Atoms — Asimina Arvanitaki

Perimeter Institute Faculty member Asimina Arvanitaki explains how black holes can be though of as nature’s particle accelerators, and how we may be able to discover new particles — perhaps even dark matter — through detection of the gravitational waves black holes create.


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