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Planet-eater’s sudden lunch spotted

03.04.2013 12:07

Astronomers have caught a rare event, a black hole biting a chunk from an object – either a small star or a big planet – that strayed too close.

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Anonymous user 06.04.2013 04:06

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.

Anonymous user 05.04.2013 17:38

yes it did. 47million light years is the light reaching us now was made 47 million years ago. QED

Anonymous user 05.04.2013 12:34

Walter, Don't place too much trust in what you are told. This did NOT happen '47 Million' years ago


Robert Pratt 05.04.2013 00:45

I'm thinking articles like this can be used like raw meat to draw the ignorant and uninformed out of hiding so we can begin sterilizing them.

There is no excuse for being as ignorant of science or our capabilities in that regard as what I've seen displayed here.


Walter Conell 04.04.2013 19:11

And it all happened 47 million years ago- and we still got to witness it without waiting 47 million years.!

Anonymous user 04.04.2013 15:47

Its not a black hole. Its an electrical discharge phenomenon. Electric universe.


Michael Jeffery 04.04.2013 14:17

The actual event occurred millions of years ago.

Anonymous user 04.04.2013 14:03

In paragraph 3: "...the massive black star located there..." A black hole is NOT a star.

Anonymous user 04.04.2013 07:23

there are US creationists commenting here: please open it when you learn how to launch spaceships


Joel Weymouth 04.04.2013 06:29

It is an artist's conception, not a photo of a real event.

Anonymous user 04.04.2013 06:09

Chupa-me a pissa!!!

Anonymous user 04.04.2013 06:06

Epic Photoshop Skills

Anonymous user 04.04.2013 05:55

"eh..blah blah...this is so worth 200 billion on space exploration story

Anonymous user 04.04.2013 05:48

it seems that yo mama swallows

Anonymous user 04.04.2013 05:30

Post a video or it never happened


Angel NY 04.04.2013 05:20

Was up with you people ? This is an artist rendition. We have nothing that would look that good 47 million light years away. Even the moon pixelates.

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