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This Exploding ‘Cow’ May Be the First Black Hole Birth Ever Observed

by Brandon Specktor, LiveScience

On June 16, 2018, a stupendously bright explosion tore across the cosmos and lingered in the sky above Earth for several weeks. The mysterious blast traveled 200 million light-years from the gut of the Herculesconstellation, shone with the light of nearly 100 supernovas and captured the attention of the world’s stargazers until, finally, it vanished from the sky as mysteriously at it appeared.

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