Was this a black hole destroying a star?

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Was this a black hole destroying a star?
« on: 20/06/2011 15:26:35 »
An unique astronomical event – an incredibly bright and long lived burst of gamma rays – was probably the result of a black hole destroying a star, according to research published in the journal Science this week.

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Was this a black hole destroying a star?
« Reply #1 on: 19/06/2011 22:09:31 »
That is phenomenal!
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Was this a black hole destroying a star?
« Reply #2 on: 20/06/2011 12:53:10 »
Not the sort of event you would wish to view from too close up!
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