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We have heard the term "white hole" as some kind of opposite entity to a black hole. Is this part of accepted theory or is it simply speculation? Could you describe what it is?


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Theoretically, if 2 black holes were to collide, a runaway effect could develop, that results in a rapid and enormous release of energy. Followed by the complete evaporation of the now single black hole to a zero mass. Eventually, stopping its spin. In its final stages, it would appear to be a white hole in which energy is pouring out. This is a paraphrase from a book I have, so sorry if it is cryptic and also for the typing/spelling errors...

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