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Re: Streams Of Hot Gas Twice The Speed Of Light

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Posted by David Tate/">David Tate on January 14, 1998 14:15:10 UTC

: : : My elementary students wondered about some new findings posted by : : Reuters where ultra hot gas was escaping from a black hole : : at around twice the speed of light. They wondered: : : 1. How ANYTHING can escape from a black hole : : 2. How AnYTHING can go above the speed of light.

: : Any answers would be appreciated to explain these : : phenomenon.

: ACCORDING TO EINSTEIN SPEED OF LIGHT CANNOT BE EXCEEDED.....HIS THEORY OF RELATIVITY HAS BEEN PROVEN MANY TIMES OVER THE YEARS.....HOWEVER, INSIDE A BLACK HOLE, LAWS OF PHYSICS DO NOT APPLY....ALL BETS ARE OFF AND ANYTHING GOES....SORT OF LIKE THE OLD WILD WEST

Infact the uncertianty principle of quantum machanics allows particles to go faster than the speed of light, that is what Hawkings radiation is.

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