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Star spotted being ripped apart by Black Hole

Astronomers have spotted a rare phenomenon - a star being ripped apart by a supermassive black hole in a process called "spaghettification".
Dr Brad Tucker: Explosions and Collisions in Space

Dr Brad Tucker: Explosions and Collisions in Space

The Universe is full of the biggest and most powerful objects…and sometimes they explode and collide. Brad will talk about how active our Universe is from exploding stars to colliding galaxies and black holes. There is even crashing space stations and powerful space lasers!
Mt Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online 25 September 2020

Mt Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online 25 September 2020

00:00 Dr Brad Tucker: Explosions and Collisions in Space 20:00 Dr Brad Tucker: virtual stargazing 33:13 Professor Naomi McClure-Griffiths: Getting to know the neighbours: The Magellanic Clouds

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