March 3, 2017

17: Hungry Black Holes

17: Hungry Black Holes

The Astronomy and Space Science News Podcast

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*Stars eaten by black holes a hundred times more often than thought Stars are being ripped apart and consumed by black holes about a hundred times more often than astronomers previously thought. The findings are based on a new survey of galaxy mergers – the process by which galaxies collide to form new larger galaxies. 

*Stellar bridge discovered connecting two galaxies A bridge of stars has been discovered connecting the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds -- two of the nearest neighboring galaxies to our own galaxy the Milky Way. The findings show a 43 thousand light year long stellar bridge connecting the two dwarf galaxies. 

*March Sky watch We check out the night skies of March and the importance of the Vernal Equinox. 

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