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Re: Absolute Speed Of Light?

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Posted by Schnee/">Schnee on June 24, 1998 08:08:00 UTC

: As a Black Hole forms, light particles/waves : bouncing off its surface at the moment the event : horizon forms are frozen, they don't move forward, : they don't fall in. They form the event horizon.

: Abandon Hope all ye who enter here.

: The closer you are to a body the greater the : effects of its gravity on you. The closer infalling : matter gets to a Black Hole, the more it accelerates. : At a certain point infalling matter accelerates : to the speed of light. As it gets closer, does it : accelerate beyond the speed of light?

: Does light that has bounced off the surface of the : Black Hole after the event horizon has formed fall : into the Black Hole, or is it also frozen in time? : : Does Relativity survive the formation of a : singularity?

: -Adam

Light cannot "bounce" off the surface of a black hole, it doesn't have a surface. I think realativity helps explain the formation of a singularity, doesn't it? Allong with some really freiked up quantum physics stuff.....

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