Death by Spaghettification!

Death by Spaghettification!

Join us for a look at today’s top story: ESO telescopes captured the last moments of a star being destroyed by a black hole in a tidal disruption event. Plus scientists are studying Bennu’s surface to get ready for next week’s touch and go sample collection, and NOIRLab begins the process of restarting telescope operations at several observatories around the world.

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Second-most distant quasar found and given Hawai’ian name; theoretical axion particles may explain origin of dark matter

Second-most distant quasar found and given Hawai’ian name; theoretical axion particles may explain origin of dark matter

Join us today as we look at big news on a big quasar! Pōniuāʻena is the second-most distant quasar ever found, and its existence challenges conventional black hole formation theory. Also, we explain how the theoretical axion particle might be involved in the origin of dark matter.

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