Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing

This Question is Closed

manoranjanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
something quite like pinching the space time fabric!
 2 years ago

sritamaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it is related to BLACKHOLE
 2 years ago

JhouserBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Space is the dimensions 1, 2 and 3. That is Length, Height and Depth  a 3 axis graph. Time is the 4th Dimension. A spacetime singularity is where all four dimensions begin to break down because of lots of matter being condensed into a very tiny space (near the Planck length). Essentially the area of an object is near zero, but contains a lot of mass. Because of this, massive gravitation is created around a very small space. This is a black hole.
 2 years ago

JonnyMcABest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
a space time singularity is a point in spacetime where an infinity occurs (that is to say there is a discontinuity in the mathematical function that describes spacetime). In the case of black holes, the infinity arises in a finite amount of mass \((M)\) being squeezed into a volume \((V)\) of zero size, meaning that the density of the object become infinite. Recall that density is given my \[D=\frac{M}{V}\] and hence, you will be dividing by zero on the bottom line. If you plotted density as a function of volume for a given mass, you would find that at V=0, a mathematical singularity is found. Since density governs the degree of space time warpage, an infinite amount of mass will warp space time by an infinite amount, meaning that a spacetime singularity is formed.
 2 years ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.