Wow. NASA’s GALEX spacecraft has observed a flare from a black hole in another galaxy as it swallowed a star. The article also includes a link to an animation of a black hole ripping apart and swallowing a neutron star.
David Benfell holds a Ph.D. in Human Science from Saybrook University. He earned a M.A. in Speech Communication from CSU East Bay in 2009 and has studied at California Institute of Integral Studies. He is an anarchist, a vegetarian ecofeminist, a naturist, and a Taoist.
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