Fill a "Black Hole"?
Date: 1993 - 1999
If a "black hole" were to eventually "fill up", would the result be
a reoccurence of the "big bang"?
Hmmm. Define "fill up". Matter inside a black hole is
already crushed beyond comprehension (at least for star-sized
black-holes - for galaxy-sized black holes things might not
be quite so crushed) so there's plenty of room inside there
for all that totally squashed matter. However, matter is supposed
to leak out of black holes through something called "Hawking
radiation", named after Stephen Hawking. It has also been
speculated that some kind of reoccurance of the "big bang"
may occur on the "other side" of black holes, but I think this
is speculation that goes way beyond our theories.
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