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Dainty eater: black hole consumes a star bit by bit

Illustration of a glowing stream of material from a star as it is being devoured by a supermassive black hole

A star being devoured by a supermassive black hole (artist’s impression) emits a glowing stream of material. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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Nature 613, 614 (2023)



  1. Liu, Z. et al. Astron. Astrophys. 669, A75 (2023).

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