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Submission + - Star "Guzzled" by Black Hole

54mc writes: "Reuters reports that NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer has seen a star torn apart.
From the article:
"For the past two years, scientists have monitored the dramatic events as the star, residing in a galaxy in the Bootes constellation, was ripped apart by the black hole."
California Institute of Technology tells the story from another angle."

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