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This Is What It Looks Like When a Black Hole Destroys a Galaxy
      
Posted on May 22, 2011
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And you think you’ve got problems. Take a look at nearby galaxy Centaurus A, which is in a losing battle with a black hole nearly 55 million times bigger (in terms of mass) than our sun. As it dies, its guts are being sprayed out in a trail of carnage 2 million light-years long, and NASA has the intergalactic snuff film to prove it.—PZS

NASA via Engadget:

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There is a neat little clip at:  http://www.truthdig.com/avbooth/item/this_is_what_it_looks_like_when_a_black_hole_destroys_a_galaxy_20110522/

that shows this .............


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