Podcast: Black Holes Big and Small

Article written: 8 Jan , 2007
Updated: 21 Dec , 2015
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Artist impression of a black hole. Image credit: NASAWe’re finally ready to deal with the topic you’ve all been waiting for: Schwarzschild swirlers, Chandrasekhar crushers, ol’ matter manglers, sucking singularities… you might know them as blackholes. Join as as we examine how black holes form, what they consume, and just how massive they can get.

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  1. the power a black hole has to attract a star and the light it emitts is expelled where? like a whirlpool there is an end where the debris is expelled, so my question is where does the remains of the star go and what is left just gas

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