NASA recently announced that it’s planet hunter, TESS, had observed its first star shredded by a black hole in a tidal disruption event. What happened to that star? And what is TESS helping scientists learn about it? I talk about this and how the discovery connects to the game Clank!
And for more information, check out these resources:
- NASA feature: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/nasa-s-tess-mission-spots-its-1st-star-shredding-black-hole
- Clank! On Renegade Game Studios: https://www.renegadegamestudios.com/clank
- Clank! on BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/201808/clank-deck-building-adventure