Astronomers Observe Black Hole Choking On A Star 2.9 Billion Light-Years Away

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In 2009, a very bright flash of light was caught by the ROTSE IIIb telescope, sparking confusion as to its origin. Now, a paper in The Astrophysical Journal proposes that the event was the death throes of a star being swallowed by a black hole. However, the consumption is proving unusually difficult for the black hole.

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