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Black hole spied ripping apart, then spewing, star that got too close

4 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

A supermassive black hole with a mass 20 million times greater than our own Sun was recently spotted shredding a massive star that got too close. The event was directly observed forming and launching a jet of material, marking the very first time such an observation has happened. The star that fell victim to the supermassive black hole had more...
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Astronomers see distant eruption as black hole destroys star

Astronomers see distant eruption as black hole destroys star

4 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

For the first time, astronomers have directly imaged the formation and expansion of a fast-moving jet of material ejected when the powerful gravity of a supermassive black hole ripped apart a star that wandered too close to the cosmic monster.
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A Black Hole Ate A Star And Left Crumbs Of Light For Astronomers To Discover

4 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

Using more than ten years of data, astronomers discovered traces of an unlucky star that got too close to a black hole. Because this event was partly hidden from us by dust, this discovery shows how we might find other cases of star-eating black holes.
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This Monster Black Hole's Jet Has 125 Billion Times More Energy Than the Sun

4 monthes ago   |   By Space

A dust-enshrouded giant black hole ripping apart a star blasted out a superfast jet of particles that packed about 125 billion times the amount of energy the sun releases per year, a new study finds.
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Giant Black Hole Swallows a Star and Belches Out a Superfast Particle Jet

4 monthes ago   |   By Scientific American

A decade-long international effort to track a star's death by black hole could lift the veil on galaxy formation in the early universe
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