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Fraser
2011-Aug-25, 02:10 PM
Back in June we reported on the black hole that devoured a star and then hurled the x-ray energy across billions of light years, right at Earth. It was such a spectacular and unprecedented event, that more studies have been done on the source, known as Swift J1644+57, and the folks at Goddard Space Flight [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/88421/more-details-on-the-black-hole-that-swallowed-a-screaming-star/)

Extrasolar
2011-Aug-25, 03:29 PM
Wow, that star got ripped apart! How close does the star get before it starts getting pulled in?