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Re: Event Horizon Overlays

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Posted by Susan Gassen on February 17, 1998 16:07:31 UTC

: This is a strange question so please bear with it...

: If there were several, say 3, black holes all on the same plane and in orbit around a central point that lay just inside the event horizons of all the black holes in this scenario so that there was an area that lay inside all of the black holes simultaneously, then what might be the properties of that region of space? Would it be possible to send something through the gap and out the other side without it falling into any of the gravity wells?

If you mean that the 3 black holes orbit around a central point that lay just OUTside the event horizons, then yes.

If you mean that the 3 black holes orbit around a central point that lay just INside the event horizons, then NO.

Infact if the latter was true then there would be quite a bit of overlaping Event Horison (EH) and the 3 Black Holes (BH's)would likely merge into 1.

Here is another interesting question. Is it possible for the 3 BH's to be rotating so fast around this point that their centrifugual force kept them apart even if their EH's overlaped?

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