Taking a Look at Black Holes

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First off, what is a black hole? A black hole is a region of space and time from which gravity prevents anything, including light from escaping. These things still remain as one of the ultimate mysteries in nature. It is virtually impossible to see a black hole through a telescope since a telescope requires light to see objects in the universe. It is so difficult to see a black hole that even if it were to be right next to Earth, we wouldn’t even be able to see it with our naked eye. This paper will give a synopsis of the mysteries of the black hole and talk about some of the core features of black holes as well as what causes black holes. This includes the characteristics and overview of black holes as well as current discoveries that relate to it. This paper will also cover a bit about the Schwarzchild radius. Black holes are regions in the universe where gravity is so strong and overpowering that it pulls in every other force that is caught within the event horizon. An event horizon is the area around the black hole that makes it impossible for anything to escape its grasp. According to National Geographic magazine, “Black holes are the cold remnants of former stars, so dense that no matter—not even light—is able to escape their powerful gravitational pull.” It is a boundary in space and time beyond which events aren’t able to affect a spectator on the outside. It is also known as “the point of no return”. At this point, the gravitational pull is so great that escape
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