Black hole eats a star

Space is a hot topic these days.  Not even a full week has passed since spectacular lunar eclipse, and we already have more exciting news. reports an extremely rare event:

A powerful beam of energy has been spotted blasting out from the center of a massive black hole as it rips apart and devours a star in a rare sight that astronomers say likely happens only once every 100 million years, a new study finds.

This is pretty impressive!  They’ve also published a couple of artist impressions of what is going on.

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