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Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star for first time

A team, including the Australian National University, detected ripples in space and time from a violent event that occurred 900 million years ago, and say it's incredibly likely the black hole gobbled up a neutron star, "possibly snuffing out the star instantly."
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