Fun facts about black holes

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fun facts about black holes

14 Fun Facts About Black Holes: A 15-Minute Book by Jeannie Meekins

TV and movies will have you believing that black holes are huge holes in space and anything that falls into them is lost for all time – possibly falling into another universe or another time, or even falling forever.
You may think that black holes run around in space like huge vacuum cleaners sucking up everything in their path. This is not true.
But what actually is a black hole and what do they do? This book will help you find out.

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ब्लैक होल के 15 अद्भुत रहस्य (15 Amazing Facts About Black Holes in Hindi)

But how did black holes come to be, and why are they important? Below we have 10 facts about black holes — just a few tidbits about these.
Jeannie Meekins

10 Amazing Facts About Black Holes

Black holes are among the strangest things in the universe. They are massive objects — collections of mass — with gravity so strong that nothing can escape, not even light. The most common types of black holes are the stellar-mass and supermassive black holes. Stellar-mass black holes are created when massive stars explode, leaving behind a black hole with the mass of just a few suns. Supermassive black holes exist in the hearts of galaxies and usually contain the mass equivalent of millions of suns.

Imagine matter packed so densely that nothing can escape. Not a moon, not a planet and not even light. But how did black holes come to be, and why are they important? Below we have 10 facts about black holes — just a few tidbits about these fascinating objects. Say a star happens to get too close to the black hole, for example. The black hole naturally pulls on the star and rips it to shreds.

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The most intriguing, the most inspiring and the most elusive thing in the entire universe known to mankind is the Black Hole. There are hundreds of questions about Black Holes that are yet to be answered. Some of them have been answered while some others are still within theoretical frameworks and remaining keep giving birth to numerous science fictions we encounter on a day-to-day basis. So, what exactly are these Black Holes? What do we know about these entities?

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects in outer space. They're extremely dense, with such strong gravitational attraction that even light cannot escape their grasp if it comes near enough. After decades of black holes being known only as theoretical objects, the first physical black hole ever discovered was spotted in The EHT saw the black hole in the center of galaxy M87 while the telescope was examining the event horizon, or the area past which nothing can escape from a black hole. The image maps the sudden loss of photons particles of light. It also opens up a whole new area of research in black holes, now that astronomers know what a black hole looks like.

A theory! If you do not know what a theory is, ask your parents or your teacher first Black holes are not a theory anymore, they are now a fact! So what are Black holes? So read on further for a lesson on Black holes. So, Black holes are, well Black for a start.

1 COMMENTS

  1. Emcroticar says:

    Weird facts about black holes. If you fell into a black hole, theory has long suggested that gravity would stretch you out like spaghetti, though.

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