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Astro 18.3 Black Hole Gravity’s Ultimate Victory Black cause no light escapes it Hole because you leave the region of universe observable Event horizon is boundary between black whole and universe Marks when escape velocity is speed of light Radius of event horizon is called Schwarzschild radius Is a information killer
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Unformatted text preview: Black whole has mass, electric charge, angular momentum Singularity is the point at the center of black hole May stretch to a ring if black hole rotates rapidly Quantum physics and theory of general relativity explains singularity differently. Waiting for a new theory to combine the two deductions...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2009 for the course ASTRO 101 taught by Professor Lloyd during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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