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Old 12-16-2011, 09:08 AM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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It should be apparent to everyone we should shoot a nuclear missile at the black hole to teach it a lesson.
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Old 12-16-2011, 10:05 AM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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It should be apparent to everyone we should shoot a nuclear missile at the black hole to teach it a lesson.
feh. Shoot Snookie and a Kardasian at it. Now THAT would teach it a lesson.

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Old 12-16-2011, 12:05 PM
 
Location: Texas
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It seems to me if any information (quantum fluctuation or whatever) leaked from a black hole, it would immediately be sucked back in due to the intense gravitation.
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Old 05-23-2015, 05:59 PM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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We'd all be crushed to death by the immense gravity of the black hole.
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Old 05-29-2015, 10:52 AM
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Okay, great answers so far everybody.

Next question ... what would happen if our UNIVERSE fell into a black hole?

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Old 05-31-2015, 07:47 AM
 
Location: Superior National Forest
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News Flash! Our galaxy is already falling into a black hole!

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Black Hole Meltdown in the Galactic Center - YouTube
The galaxy is no more 'falling into a black hole' than the Earth and other planets and their satellites are 'falling into' the sun.
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Old 05-31-2015, 10:09 AM
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The galaxy is no more 'falling into a black hole' than the Earth and other planets and their satellites are 'falling into' the sun.
But they ARE. If it were not for the forward momentum, all the planets would be in the Sun right now. And as the orbits decay, it's inevitable, albeit, billions of years into the future, and quite probably, the Sun will die an explosive death before it happens.
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Old 05-31-2015, 11:49 AM
 
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But they ARE. If it were not for the forward momentum, all the planets would be in the Sun right now. And as the orbits decay, it's inevitable, albeit, billions of years into the future, and quite probably, the Sun will die an explosive death before it happens.
I'm curious what the astrophysicists think will happen. With the moon and the earth, the moon actually gets further away with time because of tidal forces. Would there be sufficient forces for some of the planets to eventually escape? I have no idea, and the math of the multi-body system is beyond me.
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Old 06-07-2015, 11:06 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, FL
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general relativity - Does someone falling into a black hole see the end of the universe? - Physics Stack Exchange
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Old 06-08-2015, 04:50 AM
 
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
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I've long wondered how matter reaching the event horizon behaves. Does matter exceed the speed of light at the event horizon (or inside it)?
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