Gas cloud is pulled and stretched by black hole forces

07/17/2013 | Nature (free content)

Researchers are tracking the movements of a gas cloud that has begun a death spiral into a black hole in the Milky Way, observing as gravitational forces pull and stretch the gas cloud as it begins to behave like a comet. Some scientists believed there was a star inside the gas cloud, but have found no evidence of one yet, and say that if the cloud is still intact by February or March, there may be a central star holding it together.

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