Star-eating black holes http://michiganradio.org en Science: Black hole eats star, sparks gamma rays http://michiganradio.org/post/science-black-hole-eats-star-sparks-gamma-rays <p>Here&#39;s your Friday &quot;Science is awesome&quot; moment, care of the <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogpost/post/black-hole-devours-star-sparking-gamma-ray-flash/2011/06/17/AGZ3VpYH_blog.html?tid=sm_twitter_washingtonpost">Washington Post</a>.</p><p>The story is about a black hole eating a star like our sun and shooting out gamma rays.</p><p>Oh...and it only happens once every 100 million years.</p> Fri, 17 Jun 2011 20:51:16 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 2940 at http://michiganradio.org Science: Black hole eats star, sparks gamma rays