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If the event horizon of a black hole traps images on the edge then how come we don't see these images from everything that has ever entered the point of singularity? Is it because the light is trapped on the edge, or it just moves slower?

There are two reasons:

1. Objects take infinite time to reach event horizon as seen by an observer outside. The object itself crosses in finite time. Therefore it emits only a finite number of photons before disappearing. This means that it will be virtually impossible to see an object after a while, as it approaches the event horizon.

2. We don't know of any Black hole to check these hypotheses.


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