Matter in black holes |
Name: Dutch Minott
What happens to matter that is pulled in to black holes?
It passes through very severe gravitational forces that can distort and pull
it apart. Time seems to drag while it passes through the surface. Some-
times a little bit of x-rays or particles are emitted, but mostly on the way
in, since little can escape the event horizon. Aside from being torn apart
by the strong gravity, it would be uneventful.
Samuel P Bowen
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Update: June 2012