NASA: What happens when a star goes too close to s black hole!


Nasa has released photo(s) of what happens when stars goes into a black hole. The black hole is seen to stretch out over the star and gobble it completely. 

According to Nasa, The violent feeding frenzy is called a "stellar tidal disruption". The event is accompanied by the generation of a massive amount of energy and super flares of high-energy radiation. 


It is not common to chance upon the occurrence but the latest finding will help scientists understand the function of a black hole better. 

"This is the first time we have clearly seen the infrared light echoes from multiple tidal disruption events," Sjoert van Velzen, lead author on the new study, said in a statement.
"Our study confirms that the dust is there, and that we can use it to determine how much energy was generated in the destruction of the star," co-author Varoujan Gorjian said in the statement.
The heated dust gives off infrared radiation that telescopes can pick up. This is useful because astronomers can use the radiation signatures to get an idea of how much energy was created in the tidal disruption.

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