On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 5:28 PM, LizR <lizj...@gmail.com> wrote: >> If you were falling back first into a Black Hole things that were behind >> you would start to look as if they were ahead of you, and as you got very >> close to the event horizon all the light from the entire external universe >> would be coming to you from a small disk directly in front of you. When you >> actually crossed the event horizon (the point of no return) the diameter of >> that disk would shrink to zero and you'd be forever cutoff from the >> universe you knew. If the Black Hole were large enough you could still be >> alive when you crossed the event horizon, although a few seconds later >> tidal forces would rip you apart through spaghettification[...] at the >> event horizon of one of Einstein's Black Holes, even if the gravity was >> only 1g, you could never escape the Black Hole and return to Earth no >> matter how powerful your rocket is; on the surface of Michell's dark star >> even if it was a billion g you could escape if your rocket was powerful >> enough (assuming a billion g didn't prove harmful to your health). >> > > > it's a fascinating concept.
Yes. > What a shame it can't happen in the real world. > How do you figure that? John K Clark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.