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How black holes can spaghettify stars that fall too close – Mashable

Spaghetti never sounded so deadly.

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Spaghettification sounds like a particularly unpleasant thing to happen to pretty much anything that isn’t a lump of pasta dough. Now imagine it happening to a star.
Thats precisely what astronomers around the world observed over a six-month period when a black hole stretched and ripped apart a star that was sucked into its intense gravitational grasp at a distance of 215 million light years from Earth, as detailed in an Oct. 12 study
published through the Royal Astronomical Society. It was t…

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Rare blue moon will appear over Lancashire on Halloween – the best time to seen it – Lancs Live

The phenomenon could offer something special for families and kids with Lancashire under Tier 3 lockdown restrictions

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Stargazing fans in Lancashire will be in for a treat this Halloween with a rare blue moon set to appear.
The phenomenon will appear this Saturday (October 31) and you won’t want to miss it as it won’t happen again until at least August 2023.
Due to Lancashire being in Tier 3 lockdown measures, this year’s Halloween celebrations are set to be a very different affair with traditional activities like trick or treating and parties off the cards.
However the timely spooky lunar event could offer something…

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The cosmic network feeds early galaxies – AlKhaleej Today

The cosmic network feeds early galaxies

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The galaxies in the early universe are much more mature than astrophysicists first thought: their existence at such an early stage is due to their interactions with the cosmos.
A galaxy in the early universe observed by the ALMA telescope. The galaxy is considered mature because it contains large amounts of dust (yellow) and gas (red). © B. Saxton NRAO / AUI / NSF, ALMA (ESO / NAOJ / NRAO), ALPINE team.
The first galaxies were formed 200 million years after the universe was born. These galaxies…

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Meteorite That Crashed Into Michigan Contains ‘Pristine’ Organic Compounds – Gizmodo Australia

The rapid recovery and analysis of a meteorite that fell onto a frozen lake in Michigan two years ago is illuminating the pivotal role these rocks played in delivering…

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The rapid recovery and analysis of a meteorite that fell onto a frozen lake in Michigan two years ago is illuminating the pivotal role these rocks played in delivering the basic building blocks for life to Earth.
As the meteorite was falling toward our planet on January 16, 2018, at speeds reaching 57,936 km per hour, its bright fireball could be seen in parts of the U.S. midwest and portions of Ontario. Hundreds of witnesses were privy to the lightshow, in an event that was captured by multiple…

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