Black Holes

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Black Holes

  1. 1. John H
  2. 2. <ul><li>A black hole is a region of space where nothing, not even light can escape </li></ul><ul><li>They are thought to be the last stage of life for a star </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Black Holes are formed as old stars collapse </li></ul><ul><li>As the starts core stars to collapse gravity takes control and the star explodes </li></ul><ul><li>The gravity becomes so strong and dense that nothing can escape thus creating a Black Hole </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>The center of the Black Hole is most often referred to as the “singularity” </li></ul><ul><li>Surrounding the “singularity” is the “event horizon”, which is the area in which things are pulled back into the Black Hole </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Black Holes rotate at several thousand revolutions per second </li></ul><ul><li>The lack of light makes Black Holes invisible in space </li></ul><ul><li>The nearest Black Hole is several light-years away </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>&quot; Black Holes.&quot; Understanding Islam Community . N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2010. <http://uiforum.uaeforum.org/showthread.php?7230-Black-Holes>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Chapter 20 – From Young Stars to Black Holes: Questions & Answers « Helen's Guide To The Galaxy.&quot; Helen's Guide To The Galaxy . N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2010. <http://helensguidetothegalaxy.wordpress.com/2009/05/02/chapter-20-from-young-stars-to-black-holes-questions-answers/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Schwarzchild Black Hole.&quot; Think Quest . N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2010. <http://library.thinkquest.org/25 </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;HubbleSite: Black Holes: Gravity's Relentless Pull.&quot; HubbleSite -- Out of the ordinary...out of this world. . N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2010. <http://hubblesite.org/explore_astronomy/black_holes/home.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>**Jefferis, David. Black Holes: And Other Bizarre Space Objects (Science Frontiers) . New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>**Primary Source </li></ul>

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