Connect with us

Science

How black holes can spaghettify stars that fall too close – Mashable

Spaghetti never sounded so deadly.

Published

on

ADVERTISEMENT

Spaghettification sounds like a particularly unpleasant thing to happen to pretty much anything that isn’t a lump of pasta dough. Now imagine it happening to a star.
Thats precisely what astronomers around the world observed over a six-month period when a black hole stretched and ripped apart a star that was sucked into its intense gravitational grasp at a distance of 215 million light years from Earth, as detailed in an Oct. 12 study
published through the Royal Astronomical Society. It was t…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

post featured image
NASA scientists secure pristine samples from the asteroid Bennu in spacecraft OSIRIS-REx – ABC News
post featured image
SpaceX to replace two engines of Falcon 9 before next team mission – Micky News
post featured image
NASA releases new creepy space-themed posters about extreme places in the… – AlKhaleej Today