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NASA's swift mission maps a star's 'death spiral' into a Black Hole

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Astronomers measured the light produced when a sun-like star wandered too close to a 3-million-solar-mass black hole similar to the one at the center of our own galaxy.
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