Black hole parasites explain cosmic flashes

 作者:禹呙灵     |      日期:2019-03-14 04:07:02
By David Shiga SOME of the brightest flashes in the universe may be the result of black holes burrowing into stars and devouring them from inside. The flashes are known as gamma-ray bursts because most of their energy is in the form of high-energy radiation, including gamma rays and X-rays. The longer flashes, lasting at least a few seconds, have long been thought to signal the deaths of massive stars that have run out of fuel, causing them to collapse to form black holes,