A look into the future

15th December 2016

Infrared Echoes of a Black Hole Eating a Star

Filed under: black hole — Tags: , , , , , — BiBi @ 12:42 pm
Sept. 15, 2016
 Infrared Echoes of a Black Hole Eating a Star
This illustration shows a glowing stream of material from a star as it is being devoured by a supermassive black hole

“When a star passes within a certain distance of a black hole — close enough to be swallowed up — the stellar material gets stretched and compressed as it is pulled in.”

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