Astronomers Just Watched a Black Hole Shred a Star

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This artist’s illustration shows a black hole ripping a star into a thin stream of gas that then slams back into itself, causing a bright shock that astronomers detected earlier this year. (Credit: Illustration by Robin Dienel/Courtesy Carnegie Institution for Science)

NASA spacecraft built to find alien planets just spotted a star getting
shredded by a black hole.

Scientists used NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) to capture the unfortunate sun getting torn apart in u

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