February 19, 2014
Formation of a debris disk after the tidal disruption of a star by a supermassive black hole.
Credit: James Guillochon and University of California, Santa Cruz
[ Read the Article: Plotting The Destruction Of A Star As It Falls Into A Black Hole ]
Topics: Disaster Accident, Human Interest, Environment, Galaxies, Black holes, Astronomy, Supermassive black holes, Extragalactic astronomy, NGC, Galactic Center, Physics