Spaghettification

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…

6 months 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…

5 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…

5 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…

7 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.…

7 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…

8 years ago