When a Black Hole Eats a White Dwarf

When a Black Hole Eats a White Dwarf

When a Black Hole Eats a White Dwarf

Watch in this NASA video, what scientists think happens when a black hole tears apart a hot, dense white dwarf star.

A team working with observations from NASA’s Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory suggests this process explains a mysterious outburst known as AT2018cow, or “the Cow.”



Credit: NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center

 

By |2019-01-15T11:06:38+03:00Jan 15, 2019|Categories: Astronomy|

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