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Black Hole Star

WATCH: What Happens When A Star Falls Into A Black Hole

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.20.2014 | Science

When a black hole swallows a star, things get violent. Very violent. At least, that's what scientists found in a new study when they used computer...

Speed-Demon Star Gives Scientists Chance To Test Key Physics Theory

Posted 10.05.2012 | Science

By: Jesse Emspak, SPACE.com Contributor Published: 10/04/2012 02:08 PM EDT on SPACE.com Astronomers have found a star that breaks speed records ...

Monster Black Hole Caught Swallowing Unlucky Star

Posted 05.02.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 05/02/2012 01:09 PM EDT on SPACE.com Call it a Cosmic Scene Investigation: For the first time, scientists have iden...

WATCH: Black Hole DEVOURS Nearby Star

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 10.25.2011 | Technology

Prepare to have your mind blown. Back in March, when NASA's Swift spacecraft first detected what scientists believed to be a black hole eating a st...

What Happens When A Black Hole Devours A Star?

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 08.16.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES — Astronomers think they have solved the mystery of an extraordinary flash spied in a faraway galaxy, saying it came from a massive ...

Black Hole Star Mystery "Solved"

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Astronomers have shed light on how stars can form around a massive black hole, defying conventional wisdom. Scientists have long puzzled over how sta...