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Largest ever space explosion

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Astronomers have discovered the largest explosion ever recorded in space. The explosion, called AT2021lwx, is more than 10 times brighter than any known supernova and three times brighter than the brightest tidal disruption event, where a star falls into a supermassive black hole.

The explosion is thought to have been triggered by a supermassive black hole making a snack of a huge cloud of gas. The black hole is so massive that it is pulling the gas in with such force that it heats up to millions of degrees and creates a bright fireball.

The explosion is happening over 8 billion light years away, which means that we are seeing it as it happened 8 billion years ago. This means that the explosion was even larger and brighter than it appears to us today.

The discovery of AT2021lwx is a major breakthrough for astronomy. It is the first time that scientists have seen an explosion of this size and brightness. The discovery will help astronomers to better understand how supermassive black holes work and how they can affect the evolution of galaxies.

Here are some fun facts about AT2021lwx:

  • It is 100 times the size of the solar system.
  • It is 2 trillion times brighter than the sun.
  • It has been going on for over three years.
  • It is happening over 8 billion light years away.

AT2021lwx is a truly amazing discovery. It is a reminder of the vastness and beauty of the universe.

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