A6_8 Supermassive Black Holes Merger: Violation of the Second Law of Thermodynamics?

Sunil Mucesh, Mohammad Nahid Chowdhury, Darren Nutting, Daniel Watters


The future merger of supermassive black holes residing in the centre of the Milky Way and Andromeda is investigated. Using the Bekenstein-Hawking formula, it is found that the second law of thermodynamics is not violated as the entropy of the system increases by 4.8%.

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