Black holes might devour stars much more often than we thought
In this artist's rendering, a thick accretion disk has formed around a supermassive black hole following the tidal disruption of a star that wandered too close on June 23, 2016. (AFP)

Like, 100 times more NASA, ESA, STScI-PRC14-41a Small Galaxy, Big Hole Most galaxies in the universe have at least one thing in common: supermassive black holes tend to sit in their centers, silently gorging on interstellar gas and dust and obliterating anything that comes within range of their event horizon. But scientists know very little about…