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Re: EVENT HORIZON

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Posted by Jason Schneekloth/">Jason Schneekloth on March 26, 1998 17:05:19 UTC

: What does Event Horizon mean ? I'm sure it has got something to do with blackholes. Please comment.

An Event Horizon, is an imaginary sphere sourounding a black hole at the point in which if something crossed that point, it could not escape. Just because a star forms into a black hole, though, doesn't mean it's gravity changes. If our sun were to turn into a black hole, nothing in our solar system would change, no orbital mechanics or anything. The wierd thing about a black hole is that you can get closer to it's center of mass than anything else, and THAT is where the preverbial Language Removed hits the fan.

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