Astronomers Once Watched a Star Turn Directly Into a Black Hole

Most dying stars go out with a bang — a supernova, more specifically. But scientists recently observed a star that went out with a whisper, skipping the supernova phase and going straight into a black hole. The discovery not only teaches us more about stars, but it could also uncover the mysteries behind some of the universe’s most massive black holes.

— Read on curiosity.com/topics/astronomers-once-watched-a-star-turn-directly-into-a-black-hole-curiosity/

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