Archives for November 20, 2009

Believe it or not: A Black Hole Question!

Black holes have come up a couple of times this week, and I’ve always wondered something. When you fall into a black hole, all sorts of strange things happen. The most well-known one is that nothing — not even light — can ever escape once it falls in. Well, my question is, if you fell…

Falling into a Black Hole sucks!

Why it is that of all the billions and billions of strange objects in the Cosmos — novas, quasars, pulsars, black holes — you are beyond doubt the strangest? -Walker Percy When you watch someone fall into a black hole, what you actually see is pretty surprising. You see, a black hole’s gravity distorts the…