Imagine the Universe!

Movie (3.7 MB)


This movie shows an artist's concept of a neutron star circling a black hole. As it gets closer it spins faster. Finally, it gets too close and is consumed by the black hole, resulting in a giant explosion.

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Imagine the Universe! is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

The Imagine Team
Project Leader: Dr. Barbara Mattson
Curator: Meredith Gibb
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman
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This page last updated: Friday, 27-Jan-2006 17:21:17 EST