Record Breaking Tidal Disruption Event (image) University of New Hampshire Share Print E-Mail Caption Artist illustration depicting the record breaking "tidal disruption event" (TDE). The red shows hotter material that falls toward the black hole and generates a distinct X-ray flare. The blue shows a wind blowing from the infalling material. Credit CXC/M. Weiss; X-ray: NASA/CXC/UNH/D. Lin et al, Optical: CFHT Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.