articles tagged: event horizon
what a black hole’s spin tells us about its past
# space

what a black hole’s spin tells us about its past

Tracking the speed of an event horizon can tell us what a black hole ate, give us a clue as to how it was formed, and whether it survived a major collision.

can you really fall into a black hole? or, fun with time dilation.
# space

can you really fall into a black hole? or, fun with time dilation.

A new paper argues that nothing ever really falls into a black hole thanks to extreme time dilation and frame dragging.

getting information from a black hole’s maw
# space

getting information from a black hole’s maw

What happens to particles swallowed by a black hole? The answer could either confirm our understanding of the universe or alter everything we know about it.

black hole bares all for science
# science

black hole bares all for science

Two physicists ask if you could ever expose the mysterious core of a black hole in a new paper.

random science abuse in short film format
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random science abuse in short film format

Sometimes the legal system won't teach you a lesson. Physics might step in long before they do.