• Gravity Black Hole
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    Gravity has many benefits to humanity. It holds us to the earth so we do not fall off the earth and die in space. It holds the planets in orbit around the sun, and moons in orbit around their planets. It also holds stars in orbit around the center of the universe. (Gibben, page 14) Sir Isaac Newton thought that God created a perfect universe. He thought our universe was so perfectly designed that if God left the universe could run by itself. This view was extremely different early pagan scienti...
  • Time Travel Black Hole
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    Throughout history, physicists have been discussing the plausibility of time travel. The theory of relativity allows for time travel into the future, going at high speeds returning to earth only aging slightly compared to your peers. Einstein's theory is a theory of space and time; it should be no surprise that black holes offer, in concept, a way to travel through space and time as well. Since it possible in concept only, it does not mean that it has been achieved as of yet. Black holes are the...
  • Black Holes Hole Escape Hawking
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    If theories of their existence are true, black holes are the most powerful force in the known physical universe. Many people are familiar with the term black hole, but few people actually know anything about them. A black hole forms asa result of a massive star running out of fuel to burn (Chaisson, 193). Once the star is no longer exerting outward force by burning off gases, it begins to collapse under it's own intense, inward gravity (Chaisson, 193). It is like slowly letting the air out of a...
  • Black Hole Holes Star Space
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    title: Black Hole Essay type: Research Paper body: Black Holes are considered a recent discovery in the almost age-old study of our universe. Since the beginning of our time here on earth, Man has always expressed fascination and interest in the sky above us and everything beyond. We look out to the unknown in times of awe, happiness, sadness and confusion. It is only recently that our study and understanding of the universe has begun to increase almost exponentially both in pace and possibiliti...
  • What Is The Black Hole
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    What exactly IS a black hole With all the excitement surrounding the new Star Wars movie, it is a big day for lovers of science fiction. But how much does the average person really understand about beaming up; phases and photons; wormholes and warp drive How powerful are these fantasies compared to the real thing If theories of their existence are true, black holes are the most powerful force in the known physical universe; however, do they even exist Most scientists believe so, but by their ver...
  • The End Of The Universe
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    The End of the Universe There are many theories predicting how the universe will end. These theories are based on one four basic principles. The first principle being that the universe continues in an endless cycle. The next is that the universe will stay at its current size. The third is the universe will continue to expand endlessly. The final principle, states that the universe will collapse on itself. The first theory is based on the fact that the universe is oscillating. The universe curre...
  • Black Holes Hole Horizon Mass
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    A black hole is an object with a concentration of mass great enough that the force of gravity prevents anything from escaping from it except through quantum tunneling behavior. The gravitational field is so strong that the escape velocity near it exceeds the speed of light. This implies that nothing, not even light, can escape its gravity, hence the word 'black.' The term 'black hole' is widespread, even though it does not refer to a hole in the usual sense, but rather a region of space from whi...
  • Black Holes 3 Hole Time One
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    The theory that black holes have existed is not new at all. The thought of them first started in 1783 when Rev. John Michell applied Newton's theory of gravity to predict the possibility of so-called "dark stars." Albert Einstein's theory of relativity predicted in 1915 "Schwarzschild singularities." In 1967, these were renamed "black holes." A black hole is collapsed object (usually a star) that has become invisible and has such a powerful gravitational force that nothing, even light, can escap...
  • Black Holes Hole Mass Gravitational
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    ... with the proper equipment, can be detected and seen as an image of a black hole. Through this technique, astronomers now believe that they have found a black hole known as Centaurus A. The existence of a star apparently absorbing nothingness led astronomers to suggest and confirm the existence of another black hole, Cygnus X 1. By emitting gravitational waves, non-stationary black holes lose energy, eventually becoming stationary and ceasing to radiate in this manner. In other words, they d...
  • Stars And Black Holes
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    By Beatrice A. Lopez Below you will read research on stars and black holes. Black holes are stars whose core has been crushed by gravity. In the text to follow you will see how a star forms, read about its life and how it becomes a black hole. Stars are composed of hydrogen gas and dust. Stars owe their existence to the force of gravity. Stars are created from the thinly spread atoms of dust and gas that swirl throughout space. The atoms clump together into dense clouds that eventually collapse...
  • Astronomy Black Hole
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    ASTRONOMY"A New Black Hole""Scientific American " September 13, 2000 Evidence that the heavens house a previously unknown type of black hole was reported by scientists yesterday. Data from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory revealed a hole was some 600 light-years from the center of the starburst galaxy M 82. The brightness of the x-ray source indicates that this moon-size hole has the mass of at least 500 suns, making it intermediate between stellar black holes and the super massive black holes f...
  • Black Hole Holes Intro Star
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    One of the few remaining mysteries of science is the black hole. When a star runs out of fuel to keep it burning, it explodes into a supernova (Intro. to Black Holes 1) After a supernova, some of the matter that was blown off leaves in pockets to different places in space. These pockets contract to from a pulsar, or new born star. The rest of the matter left from the massive explosion of the supernova comes back together forming a neutron star. If the dead star was too massive, the neutron star ...
  • Black Holes Hole Mass Horizon
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    In our galaxy, there are millions of stars. In our universe, there are millions of galaxies. Humans have known about stars since the beginning of our existence. What we think of these mysterious things have changed over time. Even in periods as short as a lifetime our ideas have changed. I remember when I was young I thought of stars similar to the way astronomers thought many years ago, that the Earth was the center of the universe. As I got older I began to think more like the astronomers of ...
  • Black Holes One Hole Cosmic
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    One of the many interesting and fascinating items of modern physics is black holes. Complex and unusual, these objects have captivated many people. They have even been featured in many science fiction stories. In actuality, these objects, may be quite commonplace, and are not, in fact, a discovery of recent years. This essay will serve to describe how black holes were discovered, and briefly describe what they are. Black holes are not holes in space, nor are they uniform in size, they are unusua...
  • Nothing Black Holes Hole Star Mass
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    By: Nothing Black Holes By: Hazzard Every day we look out upon the night sky, wondering and dreaming of what lies beyond our planet. The universe that we live in is so diverse and unique, and it interests us to learn about all the variance that lies beyond our grasp. Within this marvel of wonders, our universe holds a mystery that is very difficult to understand because of the complications that arise when trying to examine and explore the principles of space. That mystery happens to be that of ...
  • Black Holes Hole Matter Horizon
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    Black Black Holes Black Holes Black holes are one of the more bizarre and intriguing predictions of Einstein's theory of gravity. Surprisingly, there is now a great deal of observational evidence that black holes do exist, both in binary star systems and at the center of most galaxies, including our own. Although we are gaining more knowledge of black holes, they still remain one of the strangest things anyone has ever heard of, and we may never know what exactly one of these things are and can ...
  • Black Holes Hole Light Escape
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    Mike Black Holes BLACK HOLES Mike Carey Scientists have been trying to determine if black holes (earlier known as 'frozen stars) truly do exist for several decades now. Thanks to the great Albert Einstein and his theory of relativity, researchers have been able to predict the cosmic phenomenon of black holes. A black hole is basically an area of space that has an unbelievably high area of concentrated mass for the space it occupies, making it impossible for an object to escape its gravitational ...
  • Black Holes Erwin Floresca
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    593-50-2170 Black Holes Erwin Floresca 593-50-2170 AST 2006-001 Dr. Carol A. Williams Black Holes As the nighttime sky falls upon us and we gaze at the beautiful stars, imagination takes one away from the limits of our solar system to the depths of a high-mass black hole. The universe that we live in contains unique and exciting matter that interests us to learn about all the variances that may only be viewed through a telescope. Within this marvel of wonders, our universe holds a mystery that c...
  • Black Holes Our Solar
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    Our solar system consists of ten planets revolving around the Sun. The Sun serves as a magnet that uses its gravitational pull to hold the solar system together. If the Sun were to disappear, what would hold the planets together? The answer might be a black hole. A black hole is a theorized body whose gravity is so strong that even light can't escape from within it (Shipman 64). If light can't escape from a black hole, then it must be invisible – therefore how can we know that the black ho...
  • Black Holes Our Universe
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    Our universe is a vast abyss, always expanding without any end. Many objects in space are exciting and interesting. One great mystery is the black hole. Ever since the early 1960 they have been the object of many scientists work. But has been talked about among great minds since 1783, when a astronomer named John Michell first recorded his findings of the black holes. Questions still surround these holes like what are black holes, how are they formed, and what happens if you were to go in one? ...