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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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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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Theyoyoguy
Male, 18-29, Western US
 464 Posts
Sunday, May 6, 2012 1:52:09 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.

Barnk
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 486 Posts
Sunday, May 6, 2012 1:20:45 AM
How is a simulation being caught red-handed?

arsebanditry
Male, 40-49, Europe
 138 Posts
Sunday, May 6, 2012 12:41:57 AM
booooooooooooring!

lawndartsftw
Male, 40-49, Canada
 1815 Posts
Saturday, May 5, 2012 6:31:12 PM
+1 for this feature ! Very cool !

zazuch
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 288 Posts
Saturday, May 5, 2012 2:09:57 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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