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Artistic representation of a star being engulfed by the event horizon of a supermassive black hole [Mark A. Garlick/CfA]

A Hundred Stars That Have Disappeared

A team of researchers compared the position of 600 million stars in a catalog published in the last century with the position they have in a contemporary catalog. Net of all the mismatches attributable to the proper motion of those stars and artifacts of various…

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