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Star somehow survives close encounter with BLACK HOLE, but faces a TRILLION YEARS on death row

Star somehow survives close encounter with BLACK HOLE, but faces a TRILLION YEARS on death row Astronomers may have discovered a new kind of survival story: a star that had a brush with a giant black hole and lived to tell the tale through exclamations of X-rays. Data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton uncovered the account that began with a red giant star wandering too close to a supermassive black hole in a galaxy about 250 million…

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