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Black hole destroying a star

What happens when a star enters a black hole – Nasa video animation

A Nasa animation demonstrates how a star would be ripped apart if it got too close to a black hole in space. When a star enters close proximity to a black hole, intense tidal forces rip the star apart. Stellar debris is flung outward at high speed while the rest of the star descends towards the …

Black Holes

Merging Galaxies Have a Violent Black Hole Particle Accelerator at Their Core

Two billion light-years away, two galaxies have collided and a supermassive black hole has been seen deep inside the collision, blasting a funnel of …


Where Nature Hides the Darkest Mystery of All - Issue 35: Boundaries

No known object in existence has as clear a division between “inside” and “outside” as a black hole. We live and see the outside, and no probe will …

Black Holes

10 Interesting Facts About Black Holes

What happens when black holes collide?

The sign of a truly great scientific theory is by the outcomes it predicts when you run experiments or perform observations. And one of the greatest …


When Black Holes Collide: Einstein Was Right All Along

<i>This article first appeared on The Conversation.</i><p>One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, which described …

What if there was a black hole in your pocket?

Black Holes

These mighty voids are what's left of former stars.<p>Black holes are the cold remnants of former stars, so dense that no matter—not even light—is able to escape their powerful gravitational pull.<p>While most stars end up as white dwarfs or neutron stars, black holes are the last evolutionary stage in …


The Black Hole - Funny

Black Holes and Time

How is Time Changed Inside a Black Hole? - Sky & Telescope

Artist's rendering of a black hole.<i><br>NASA/JPL-Caltech</i><p>Black holes are so massive that they severely warp the fabric of spacetime (the three spatial …

How does a star become a supernova or a black hole? How does the star decide which one to turn into?

Question<p>How does a star become a supernova or a black hole? How does the star decide which one to turn into? <br>Asked by: Mudita Upman<p>Answer<p>Stars are …

Creation of Black Holes - Black Holes and Wormholes

<b>CREATION OF BLACK HOLES</b><p>A slightly different kind of supernova explosion occurs when even larger, hotter stars (blue giants and blue supergiants) …

Black Holes

Black Hole Facts - Interesting Facts about Black Holes

Black holes are among the strangest things in the universe. They are massive objects – collections of mass – with gravity so strong that nothing can …

Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

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Black Holes Explained – From Birth to Death


We can't directly see black holes. But this time lapse shows the awesome power of their gravity.

Watch: stars orbit the supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy.<p>No astronomer has even seen a black hole through a telescope. They’re dark, often occluded by matter, and actually very small compared with many of the stars in the sky. We’ve never directly seen the ring of material around …

Black Hole and Galaxy Crash Supercharge Blazing-Fast Particles

Astronomers have discovered an immense surge of energy coming from a cosmic particle accelerator located about 2 billion light years from Earth. It's …


What Is a Black Hole?