Let’s take a look at some of the important developments in science this week…
First, scientists have now been able to observe a black hole consuming a star and spitting out a flare of matter that is moving at nearly the speed of light. Read more from Space Daily here.
Second, scientists have discovered that a “hypergiant” star is releasing 30 earth loads worth of dust each year as it moves towards a supernova phase. Read more from Forbes here.
Third, researchers have discovered a new way to study and identify spiders by examining the DNA stuck to their webs. Read more from the BBC here.
Those are just a few of the exciting things going on in the world of science this week. Have you heard about any other interesting science news lately? Leave a comment and let us know!