Scientists Capture A Black Hole Devouring A Star

Black holes are intriguing, as they have a gravitational field so powerful that no radiation or matter can escape it. And scientists were fascinated by observing a rare black hole event.

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A black hole has a huge amount of gravitational pull that it even swallows stars, and for the first time ever researchers documented this in addition to an amazing phenomenon that followed. Astronomers traced a star, which was roughly the same size as our sun; however, an outstanding 300 million light years away. It had the ill-fated orbit traveling too near the black hole.

Powerful tidal forces split the star apart and then it’s devoured by the supercolossal black hole. But a few of the stars was burped out and a hot flare of matter was emitted into space.

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Scientists allege that this is the first time anybody has successfully picked up the radio signals generated by this flare of escaping matter. Black hole jets have been seen before; however, they have never been directly connected to a star being wiped out.

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