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re: On this day, 400 years ago - First Image of a Black Hole

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Below is the first image of a blackhole.  It is a super massive blackhole (about 6.5 billion solar masses) at the heart of a an extremely large galaxy - M87, which is about 55 million light years away from the Sol system:

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Her energy is contagious and yes - there were many involved but it's her fault!!

 



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Just sayin.... Maybe Sauron wasn't defeated in the middle ages?



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Disney's "The Black Hole"

Does time slow down the closer you get to the event horizon???

 



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Relatively speaking, yes and no

You would see yourself falling at normal speed, but to an observer outside the gravity well, you would appear to be going in slow motion.

Also, you'd be ripped to a million little pieces by the time you really noticed it.

 



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