Black Holes

This video is about astonishing sinkholes in outer space called black holes.

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What would it be like to travel into a black hole? Take a look at this video simulation to find out:

Physicist Leonard Susskind wrote an excellent book about black holes called The Black Hole War:

For a detailed introduction to black holes, you might enjoy the classic book by Kip Thorne, Black Holes and Time Warps:

If you’re interested to learn more about supernovas, visit this website:

Black holes’ closely related cousins are neutron stars and pulsars. Learn more here:

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