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Author Topic: Astronomers probably just saw a black hole swallow a dead star  (Read 263 times)

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Some 900 million years ago, a black hole released a terrible belch that echoed through the cosmos. On August 14, the resulting ripples in the fabric of spacetime passed through Earth—giving us the best evidence yet of a never-before-seen type of cosmic collision that could offer new insights on how the universe works.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/08/astronomers-probably-just-saw-black-hole-swallow-neutron-star/

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Re: Astronomers probably just saw a black hole swallow a dead star
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2019, 04:05:24 pm »
Some 900 million years ago, a black hole released a terrible belch that echoed through the cosmos. On August 14, the resulting ripples in the fabric of spacetime passed through Earth—giving us the best evidence yet of a never-before-seen type of cosmic collision that could offer new insights on how the universe works.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/08/astronomers-probably-just-saw-black-hole-swallow-neutron-star/

[off-topic]Hey, good to see you around again, Dragonoake![/off-topic]

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Re: Astronomers probably just saw a black hole swallow a dead star
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2019, 11:09:40 pm »
[off-topic]Hey, good to see you around again, Dragonoake![/off-topic]

Well, my girl friend was in declining health, so between taking care of her (a full time job in itself, sometimes) and working 50-60 hours a week, I didn't have time for much else.
She died on July 20 and I'm working less, so I suddenly have a lot more time

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Re: Astronomers probably just saw a black hole swallow a dead star
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2019, 03:27:58 am »
Well, my girl friend was in declining health, so between taking care of her (a full time job in itself, sometimes) and working 50-60 hours a week, I didn't have time for much else.
She died on July 20 and I'm working less, so I suddenly have a lot more time

 :'( I'm sorry for your loss. If hugs are welcome, (((Dragonoake))).

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Re: Astronomers probably just saw a black hole swallow a dead star
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2019, 07:19:20 am »
Well, my girl friend was in declining health, so between taking care of her (a full time job in itself, sometimes) and working 50-60 hours a week, I didn't have time for much else.
She died on July 20 and I'm working less, so I suddenly have a lot more time

Dragonoake, I'm so sorry. My deepest condolences.
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Re: Astronomers probably just saw a black hole swallow a dead star
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2019, 07:57:45 pm »
If hugs are welcome, (((Dragonoake))).

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Re: Astronomers probably just saw a black hole swallow a dead star
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2019, 08:13:37 pm »
Dragonoake, I'm so sorry. My deepest condolences.

Her pain is over.
She was always an active person
The main reason I have a cell phone is because she was always wandering off and that was the only way to find her; and half the time, she'd wandered of again by the time I got to wherever she'd said she was when I called  ???

In the last couple years, I've watched her go from needing a little help for balance... to a walker... to a wheel chair... to not even being able to sit up without help
She never said anything about it, but you know she was miserable; especially after the amputations started

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