Aug 11

Swift satellite spots Black Hole devouring a Star

Source: NASA News/SWIFT

Image credit: NRAO/CfA/Zauderer et al

Two studies appearing in the August 25 issue of th journal Nature provide new insights into a cosmic accident that has been streaming X-rays toward Earth since late March. NASA's Swift satellite first alerted astronomers to intense and unusual high-energy flares from the new source in the constellation Draco. (read more)

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