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NASA telescope captures black hole shredding a star

World / Science & Health Sep 27, 2019

NASA telescope captures black hole shredding a star

Scientists have captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star, illustrating an extraordinary and chaotic cosmic event from beginning to end for the first time using NASA's planet-hunting telescope. The U.S. space agency's orbiting Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) ...

Stand and be delivered: Japan's evolving escalator etiquette

National Sep 27, 2019

Stand and be delivered: Japan's evolving escalator etiquette

Is escalator etiquette in Japan about to change? The established custom of standing to one side and keeping the other side open for people in a hurry is being called into question by those who want to make moving stairways safer. As next year's Tokyo Olympics ...