Did scientists just detect a black hole eating a neutron star?

Topics:

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Atoms

Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System, Big Bang Theory

Physical Sciences – Forces, Energy

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter, Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – Earth in Space

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion, Energy

Years: 7, 8, 9, 10

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In a world-first, scientists believe they have detected a black hole swallowing a neutron star – an event that happened 8,550 million trillion kilometres from Earth. This fascinating article would be best suited to year 10 students studying Earth and Space Sciences. It could also be used with students in years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 studying Chemical, Earth and Space and Physical Sciences.

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