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Why Do Black Holes Get Such a Bad Rap?

Lecture no. 19 from the course: Understanding the Misconceptions of Science

Why Do Black Holes Get Such a Bad Rap?

Taught by Professor Don Lincoln | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Few astronomical bodies are more misunderstood—and more mysterious—than black holes. Can they actually reach out and grab matter near them? Do they have a singularity at their core? Find out in this journey that takes you from outside the Schwarzschild radius to inside the event horizon and beyond.


July 1, 2019