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Newly Merged Black Hole Eagerly Shreds Stars

8 Apr 2011, 15:55 UTC
Newly Merged Black Hole Eagerly Shreds Stars David A. Aguilar (CfA)

April 08, 2011: A galaxy's core is a busy place, crowded with stars swarming around an enormous black hole. When galaxies collide, it gets even messier as the two black holes spiral toward each other, merging to make an even bigger gravitational monster.

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