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RE: Destroying Energy

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Posted by KT on March 28, 2000 14:50:26 UTC

I would think that light pulled into a black hole would simply be tranformed into heat. After all, isn`t this what happens when solar radiation hits the earth or when you shine a flashlight for a long time on a sheet of black felt. Energy is conserved, but the form changes. Conservation of energy does not require that the frequency of the photons remain the same.

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