Star Survives Close Call with a Black Hole

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 13:50 in Astronomy & Space

Portal origin URL: Star Survives Close Call with a Black HolePortal origin nid: 460183Published: Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 13:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Astronomers may have discovered a new kind of survival story: a star that had a brush with a giant black hole and lived to tell the tale through exclamations of X-rays.Portal image: As a red giant star approached a supermassive black hole in the galaxy GSN 069, it was caught in the black hole's gravity.Science Categories: Universe

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