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15th December 2016

NASA | Massive Black Hole Shreds Passing Star

Filed under: black holes,space — Tags: — BiBi @ 12:51 pm
Published on 21 Oct 2015

This artist’s rendering illustrates new findings about a star shredded by a black hole. When a star wanders too close to a black hole, intense tidal forces rip the star apart.

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.”

https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia20027/infrared-echoes-of-a-black-hole-eating-a-star

24th February 2016

End Point of Black Ring Instabilities and the Weak Cosmic Censorship Conjecture

End Point of Black Ring Instabilities and the Weak Cosmic Censorship Conjecture

Pau Figueras, Markus Kunesch, and Saran Tunyasuvunakool

Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 071102 – Published 18 February 2016

http://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.071102

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2016-02/19/five-dimensional-black-hole-breaking-einstein

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