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Re: Streams Of Hot Gas Twice The Speed Of Light

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Posted by anil visariya on December 3, 1997 18:13:21 UTC

: : This sounds bogus. Do you have the article in question? I would be interested in seeing it myself.

: : : 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. : : Sorry to add that we don't have a good browser, : : so please reply via e-mail. Thanks!

It is not bogus. The article says, relative speed of two streams is close to that of twice speed of light. Each stream is travelling with velocity of light in opposite direction.

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