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Re: Black Holes

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Posted by Jeff Cornish/">Jeff Cornish on March 20, 1997 15:32:44 UTC

: : : : : : How do black holes do what they do, and whats : : : on the other side of a black hole

: : They use a singularity that greates a huge polarized graviton field which sucks up matter, in a way of speaking, and nothing can escape once you cross the horizon field. Not even light

Polarized?? Gravity is Polarized??? Also, I find it easier to imagine gravity as a warp in space than a quantitized field. So far the graviton is a very theoretical object.

Doctor, no disrespect intended, but your description of a black hole in this and other articles sounds like something the writers of Star Trek would write. Not to say that Gravity _can't_ be polarized, but in that case, shouldn't we be able to use a 'gravity screen' (like polarized sunglasses) to partly block a 'graviton field' ?

: : Dr. Nicolas Blais

: Oh, yeah I forgot, it is impossible to know what is on the other side since we never saw something go threw, but my personal opinion, I think that it brings you to another part of the universe at another time. But since when you cross the horizon, you get rip up, you probably could't survive crossing the Black Hole

Actually you I think that you get squished, a lot. A black hole is analogous to a pit. If you imagine that the fabric of space time is like a sheet of rubber, a black hole would be a very deep 'poke' in the surface.

Also, papers have been written about trying to make a wormhole out of a pair of black holes/sigularities. The problem is that the wormhole would be unstable, would collapse and you'd just have two singularities all over again.

Jeffrey Cornish

: Dr. Nicolas Blais

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