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This Black Hole Is Really Taking Its Time Eating a Poor Star

This Black Hole Is Really Taking Its Time Eating a Poor Star

On November 14, 2014, a telescope spotted a burst of light in a galaxy 570 million light-years away. It was thought to be a supernova, an arrestingly bright explosion that marks a star’s death. This week, astronomers revealed that the burst was not a supernova after all, but rather a…