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Spinning supermassive black hole rips star apart (artist¹s impression)

A flash in the sky that earlier this year was called the brightest supernova ever detected—tens of times brighter than our entire Milky Way galaxy—may be something much more exotic: a supermassive black hole tearing apart—and consuming—a star that strayed too close, according to a new study.

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