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Date: 05/05/12 10:03 AM

11 Responses to Black Hole Caught Red-Handed

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    piperfawn Male 30-39
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    May 3, 2012 at 1:13 pm
    Link: Black Hole Caught Red-Handed - The fate of a star that met a black hole: A simulation of a star being shredded by the gravity of a massive black hole.
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    patchouly Male 40-49
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    May 5, 2012 at 10:33 am
    Scary as poo. There ain`t no sending guys in rocket ships to plant nuclear weapons, if one of those things happened by our neighborhood.
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    tinaha Female 18-29
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    May 5, 2012 at 10:36 am
    man, black holes are effing scary
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    May 5, 2012 at 10:57 am

    Caption said "Black Hole" I thought it was gonna be Lil Kim
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    pigsnout5 Female 18-29
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    May 5, 2012 at 12:24 pm
    so the black hole was where? plus what was with the red thingy? i thought black holes suck everything up not leave `em hanging out... puns intended of course lol
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    keith2 Male 18-29
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    May 5, 2012 at 12:39 pm
    The crap being thrown about is the shxt that gets fast enough orbiting and doesn`t cross the event horizon and is able to escape its gravity i guess
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    zazuch Male 18-29
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    May 5, 2012 at 2:09 pm
    @pigsnout look right when the trail starts thats where it is. When you see the star suddenly shift its path.

    And yes a black hole does suck up everything that crosses its event horizon. So in this case it started to shred the star apart but part of the star(red trail) broke off before it crossed the event horizon of the black hole hence how it could escape.

    This also says stellar homicide simulation so is this real? I know this is how they have to see black holes is when they pass near objects and distort light and or destroy objects.

    On another note there are theories that there are super massive black holes in the center of every galaxy.
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    lawndartsftw Male 40-49
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    May 5, 2012 at 6:31 pm
    +1 for this feature ! Very cool !
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    arsebanditry Male 40-49
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    May 6, 2012 at 12:41 am
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    Barnk Male 30-39
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    May 6, 2012 at 1:20 am
    How is a simulation being caught red-handed?
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    Theyoyoguy Male 18-29
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    May 6, 2012 at 1:52 pm
    If these were live pictures taken, then yes the black hole was caught red handed. But since it`s fake, and only a simulation of what we might see... no.

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