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Supermassive Black Hole at Work

Image Credit: NASA, S. Gezari (The Johns Hopkins University), and J. Guillochon (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Back in 2010, astronomers witnessed an explosion of light from a star that was obliterated by a supermassive black hole. This is an accurate computer simulation of the event that took place.

Well this looks awesome.


I’d rather we explore each other’s ideas in real time, rather than assign a label to it and assert you know what’s going to happen in advance.

– Neil deGrasse Tyson