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Wed Apr 10, 2019, 07:58 PM

What it would be like falling into a black hole.

Scary.

https://www.businessinsider.com/fall-into-black-hole-2016-11?jwsource=cl

Different video:



Scientists have been able to get the first picture of a black hole.

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https://www.businessinsider.com/supermassive-black-hole-first-photo-event-horizon-telescope-m87-2019-4

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Reply What it would be like falling into a black hole. (Original post)
Honeycombe8 Apr 2019 OP
Turbineguy Apr 2019 #1
Honeycombe8 Apr 2019 #3
lapucelle Apr 2019 #4
Honeycombe8 Apr 2019 #8
CanonRay Apr 2019 #2
milestogo Apr 2019 #5
ProudLib72 Apr 2019 #6
Honeycombe8 Apr 2019 #7
ProudLib72 Apr 2019 #9

Response to Honeycombe8 (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2019, 08:02 PM

1. According to Stephen Hawking...

the part that goes in first accelerates faster than the part that goes in last, so you are stretched out like a spaghetti noodle and get thinner and longer as you progress.

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #1)

Wed Apr 10, 2019, 08:04 PM

3. Yes, that's what it says. Scary. nt

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #1)

Wed Apr 10, 2019, 08:20 PM

4. They actually call it "spaghettification".

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 11, 2019, 07:56 AM

8. Eeeewwwww. That is so scary.

Waddya wanna bet that happens to someone in the future? Someone gets too close to one, when out strolling the universe.

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2019, 08:02 PM

2. Remember the night Trump won?

Like that, but painless.

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2019, 09:18 PM

5. It would be like Trump became president and we couldn't get rid of him.

The perfect metaphor for our times.

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2019, 11:57 PM

6. I learned about this a long, long time ago from Red Dwarf

Here is the very technical definition of a white hole:

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Response to ProudLib72 (Reply #6)

Thu Apr 11, 2019, 07:51 AM

7. I was afraid to click on that video for a second....because I remember that show.

But it was a serious clip!

That was such an unusual show. I ran across it on PBS very late at night, so would watch it, whenever I was still up. I liked it.

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #7)

Thu Apr 11, 2019, 10:00 AM

9. It was a silly show that contained a lot of interesting scientific speculation

In the white hole episode, they deal with time disruption until the end when Lister plays pool with planets and knocks one into the white hole, effectively shutting it down.

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