Spaghettification

A Black Hole Burps out Material, Years After Feasting on a Star

When observing a black hole that devoured a star three years earlier, an international team of astronomers noticed it "burping"…

2 years ago

Are we Seeing a Star That Just got Spaghettified?

Sometimes astronomers come up with awesome names for certain phenomena and then feel like they can’t use them in formal…

3 years ago

When Galaxies Collide, Stars Suffer the Consequences

A study by a team of scientists at the University of Sheffield suggests that stars being ripped apart due to…

7 years ago

Hubble Watches Spinning Black Hole Swallow a Star

An international team of scientists claim that a superluminous event in a distant galaxy was caused by a star being…

7 years ago

Don’t Look At Black Holes Too Closely, They Might Disappear

We've come a long way in 13.8 billion years; but despite our impressively extensive understanding of the Universe, there are still…

9 years ago

Astronomers See a Massive Black Hole Tear a Star Apart

A telescope peers into the blackness of deep space. Suddenly - a brilliant flash of light appears that wasn't there before.…

9 years ago

Pulled Apart By Black Hole Heart

If you thought all was reasonably quiet at the center of the Milky Way, you'd be wrong. Of course, you…

11 years ago