First time ever: scientists see jets as black hole swallows a star

http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2011/06/first-time-ever-scientists-see-jets-as-black-hole-swallows-a-star.ars

A high-energy outburst from an otherwise mundane galaxy went on for days, producing an event that even astrophysicists are calling "unprecedented." They think we've finally watched a black hole swallow a star and send jets of material straight at Earth.

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