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.
Science & InnovationStarstruck These infinitely dense points in space will spaghettify anything that ventures too close. Black holes are points in space that are so dense they create deep gravity sinks.
Watch: stars orbit the supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy. No astronomer has even seen a black hole through a telescope. They’re dark, often occluded by matter, and actually very small