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Stars accelerated by black holes can surpass supernovae when colliding

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Black holes can accelerate stars to near the speed of light

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Stars that accelerate by orbiting Close to supermassive black hole Before the collision, it may be as bright as some of the brightest phenomena in the universe, the most powerful supernovae. Studying these cosmic collisions may help us learn about the largest black holes in the universe and their environment.

Near the largest black holes, stars are expected to approach the speed of light without being shredded by the gravity of the giant host.But that doesn’t mean they are …

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2285162-stars-sped-up-by-black-holes-may-outshine-supernovae-when-they-collide/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=home Stars accelerated by black holes can surpass supernovae when colliding

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