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Astronomers see, a black hole “spaghettify” a star in real time

Astronomers see, a black hole “spaghettify” a star in real time

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Coming excessively close can mean being in a flash changed into some unpleasant pasta. It's an astonishing occasion that seems like sci-fi, however is plain science. Space experts state they had the option to catch in phenomenal detail the cycle of a star being torn into strips and ate up by a black gap. The incredible wonder grabbed the eye of researchers when another impact of light close to a realized supermassive dark opening was spotted by telescopes the world over. Months worth of subsequent perceptions made it clear they were seeing the pulverization of a far away sun as it occurred. "In this case the star was torn apart with about half of its mass feeding -- or accreting -- into a black hole of one million times the mass of the sun, and the other half was ejected outward,...