When an unmovable object meets an unstoppable force, fireworks result and a star is destroyed…

Star Destroyed by Black Hole Completely Spaghettified .

ESO has spotted a star ‘spaghettified’ by a vast black hole in an astronomy first. Incredible images of a star being torn apart and turned into long spaghetti strands are truly amazing to behold.

Strands of energy, light and mass are torn from the sun in a process coined as ‘spaghettified’. These ESO images provide some of the best new details on the process of black holes consuming the mass of a star and the interactions as it happens.

It is not a fast process, but it is an enormous transfer of energy and provides some of the most amazing fireworks the universe has to offer. Watch ESO imagery: Star Destroyed by Black Hole.


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