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Can a Neutron Star Become a Black Hole?

Question: Can you help with this new question could a man made neutron star be made to then collapse it into a black hole, but I am not sure if it is answerable.  A neutron generator can generate to 108 … Continue reading

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Can Time Dilation Near a Black Hole Explain the Orbits of Stars Near the Black Hole?

Question: Regarding galaxy rotation.  Although the supermassive black hole at the center of a Galaxy probably isn’t strong enough to speed up the rotation of its more distant stars so as to make the velocity curve level, nevertheless the time-dilation … Continue reading

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What Happens to a Black Hole That Radiates to “Nothing”?

Question: Just to clarify, Hawking’s radiations takes place simultaneously to the black hole growing? and, then becomes dominant once the black hole stops growing?  Further, having depleted with a final outburst/explosion leaving behind ” nothing ” – to what level … Continue reading

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Do Black Holes Move Through Spacetime?

Question: Does a black hole move through spacetime or does it draw spacetime to “it” giving the illusion its moving?  – Nigel Answer: Black holes move through spacetime just like any other object in the universe.  It is true, though, … Continue reading

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How Can Jets of Matter Escape a Black Hole?

Question: I don’t understand this: I read somewhere (and this isnt a quote but its close enough) that ….the gravitational pull of a black hole is so great that nothing can escape from it – not even light ( thats … Continue reading

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A Black Hole That Comes Back to Life?

Question: My partner was driving  home yesterday night ( 29 june 2015) listening  to the radio, they were talking about a black hole that they realised had came back to life again.  Would you know specific black hole they talking … Continue reading

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What Lies Beyond the Known Universe?

Question: Do dimensions really exists? [Also,] are the black holes really or possibly portals leading to different dimensions (like a whole new universe or a totally different universe)?  [Also,] right now I read in the blog about like the diameter … Continue reading

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Can a Black Hole Become Unstable and Produce a “Small Bang”?

Question: Can a black hole become unstable and cause a “small bang”? Creating parallel universes? – Raoule Answer: I don’t believe that there are any reliable theoretical calculations that produce this series of events.  In fact, I don’t believe that … Continue reading

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How Can a Supermassive Black Hole Form in a Galaxy Only 900 Million Years After the Big Bang?

Question: It is a challenging research topics to search how supermassive black holes formed at the early epoch. I am very much interested to do my future research on this topic. Could how please tell me what can be possible … Continue reading

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Can Black Holes Swallow Planets and Moons?

Question: Can black holes swallow planets and moons?  – Chandi Answer: Black Holes swallow anything that gets trapped in its voracious gravitational pull.  Stars, gas, dust, planets, moons, etc. can all be swallowed by a Black Hole. Jeff Mangum

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