1. Giant star pulls off vanishing act. Did it become a black hole or was it all an illusion?  Space.com
  2. A cosmic mystery: Very Large Telescope captures the disappearance of a massive star  Phys.org
  3. Artist's animation of the disappearing star  European Southern Observatory (ESO)
  4. Excited Scientists Ponder A ‘Missing Supernova’ As ‘Monster Star’ Vanishes  Forbes
  5. A Massive Star Has Disappeared From a Distant Galaxy, And No One's Sure Where It Went  ScienceAlert
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Scientists watched a massive, unstable star disappear, and they have some ideas about what might have happened to it.

Giant star pulls off vanishing act. Did it become a black hole or was it all an illusion? | Space

Using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have discovered the absence of an unstable massive star in a dwarf galaxy. Scientists think this could indicate that the ...

A cosmic mystery: Very Large Telescope captures the disappearance of a massive star

Very Large Telescope finds “cosmic mystery” where a massive star once shone.Very Large Telescope finds “cosmic mystery” where a massive star once shone.

Excited Scientists Ponder A ‘Missing Supernova’ As ‘Monster Star’ Vanishes

A massive star suddenly disappeared from a dwarf galaxy, and astronomers are not quite sure what happened.A massive star suddenly disappeared from a dwarf galaxy, and astronomers are not quite sure what happened.

It's a stellar mystery: How did this giant star suddenly disappear from the sky?

Massive stars aren't like your car keys. They're not going to disappear under a pile of mail on your kitchen counter, or end up in the washing machine. But a massive star that astronomers were observing for a decade now appears to be totally missinMassive stars aren't like your car keys. They're not going to disappear under a pile of mail on your kitchen counter, or end up in the washing machine. But a massive star that astronomers were observing for a decade now appears to be totally missing.

A Massive Star Has Disappeared From a Distant Galaxy, And No One's Sure Where It Went

A star that shined with 2.5 million times the light of our Sun has disappeared from the night sky. It is possible that the star collapsed into a black hole without first triggering a supernova – a rare event, even in the context of dying stars.A star that shined with 2.5 million times the light of our Sun has disappeared from the night sky. It is possible that the star collapsed into a black hole without first triggering a supernova – a rare event, even in the context of dying stars.

One of the most massive stars in local universe may have disappeared

One of the most massive and bright stars in the local universe has mysteriously disappeared from view. The star – located around 75 million light years away, in the Kinman Dwarf Galaxy – can no longer be seen, and scientists are not sure why.One of the most massive and bright stars in the local universe has mysteriously disappeared from view. The star – located around 75 million light years away, in the Kinman Dwarf Galaxy – can no

Scientists astonished as 'monster star' mysteriously disappears | The Independent

Astronomers are trying to figure out whether the star collapsed into a black hole without going supernova, or if it disappeared in a cloud of dust.Astronomers are trying to figure out whether the star collapsed into a black hole without going supernova, or if it disappeared in a cloud of dust.

VICE - A Massive Star Has Seemingly Vanished from Space With No Explanation

A massive star 75 million light-years from Earth vanished from the sky without a trace. Could it have become a black hoel without going supernova?The star's mysterious disappearance could hint at a new type of stellar death.

A 'monster' star 2 million times brighter than the sun disappears without a trace | Live Science

An unusually bright star in a nearby galaxy has gone missing, in a mystery of cosmic proportions. An unusually bright star in a nearby galaxy has gone missing, in a mystery of cosmic proportions.

A Massive Star Has Disappeared Without a Trace

An unusually bright star in a nearby galaxy has gone missing, in a mystery of cosmic proportions.

A Massive Star Has Disappeared Without a Trace

An intriguing explanation may be that the star collapsed into a black hole without exploding as a bright supernova.An intriguing explanation may be that the star collapsed into a black hole without exploding as a bright supernova.

Astronomers witness ‘monster star’ mysteriously disappearing into darkness | Witney Gazette

A unique glimpse of the death of one of the most massive stars in the known cosmos has suggested that these monsters end their lives not with a bang but with a whimper.For a decade astronomers hadA unique glimpse of the death of one of the most massive stars in the known cosmos has suggested that these monsters end their lives not with a bang but with a whimper.For a decade astronomers had

Using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have discovered the absence of an unstable massive star in a dwarf galaxy. Scientists think this could indicate that the star became less bright and partially obscured by dust. An alternative explanation is that the st

A Cosmic Mystery: Disappearance of a Massive Star Surprises Astronomers

A Cosmic Mystery: Disappearance of a Massive Star Surprises Astronomers – SciTechDaily