This is the first time astronomers have directly imaged the brutal phenomenon.
The planets face supernovas, gamma-ray bursts and gravity-disrupting stars in the crowded center of the Milky Way.
Infrared images can help scientists peek behind the veil of enormous dusty clouds.
Researchers have never before witnessed this phenomenon, akin to a microscopic black hole.
N6946-BH1 has left the universe.
Thanks to an enormous telescope network, scientists are now pushing the frontiers of what we know about the universe.
Launched a decade ago Thursday, the satellite has captured previously unseen phenomena and created new branches of astronomy.