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Re: Formulas
Forum List  Follow Ups  Post Message  Back to Thread Topics  In Response To Posted by Anar on November 19, 2000 08:14:19 UTC 
When a star explodes as a supernova, its remnant as I understand can be several thousand kilometers. But when it collapses to a black hole what happens? Its radius becomes smaller than the gravitational radius, or the Schwarzschild radius Rg, which is given by the formula Rg = 2GM/c^2, where c is the speed of light, M is the mass of the remnant, G is the gravit. constant. This is the formula that you wanted to know.


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