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hwyl
 one year ago
do blackholes have 3D shape(s)?
hwyl
 one year ago
do blackholes have 3D shape(s)?

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Miracrown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Uh, I really do not know. I suspect they may have even higher dimensions...

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you propose an idea how this might be figured out then? "higher dimensions"

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A black hole is not 3D nor is it 2D.

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now we have a very brave answer! so how do we know (any measurements or equations) that it is in 2D?

Miracrown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That person said that its not in 2D either ...

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh I missed that! so what is the geometrical shape of a black hole then?

Miracrown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Spherical according to this: http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/72824/whatistheshapeofablackhole

Miracrown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0LOL the link is educational and as long as its educational, its allowed. TK is a mod and so am I, so ... :)

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I have linked to an educational site in the past and I was warned that it was not allowed

Miracrown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Some people mistakenly report others, but that doesn't mean you make a big deal out of it, y'know?

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1going back to the topic of shape of black holes!

Miracrown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Good luck with that! I suggest you go inside a black hole and find out yourself, would be fun! :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Some people think of black holes as being circles, or worse, funnelshaped. The funnel thing is a misconception from people trying to explain gravity as a bending in space, and they simplify things by collapsing 3D space into 2D; they say the space is like a bed sheet, and objects with mass bend space the same way that a massive object (a bowling ball, say) will warp a bed sheet. But space is not 2D, it’s 3D (even 4D if you include time) and so this explanation can confuse people about the actual shape of a black hole event horizon.

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so does it have a shape or nah?

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you know black holes at all or you're just pretending to know it?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I’ve had kids ask me what happens if you approach a black hole from underneath! They sometimes don’t get that black holes are spheres, and there is no underneath. I blame the funnel story. Sadly, it’s the best analogy I’ve seen, so we’re stuck with it. Use it with care.I’ve had kids ask me what happens if you approach a black hole from underneath! They sometimes don’t get that black holes are spheres, and there is no underneath. I blame the funnel story. Sadly, it’s the best analogy I’ve seen, so we’re stuck with it. Use it with care. I will cite my info. Just a sec.

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so by saying that the shape is sphere, are you trying to say that it has a 3D shape? it appears that you are now contradicting yourself :(

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ten things you don't know about black holes  Bad Astronomy : Bad Astronomy http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2008/10/30/tenthingsyoudontknowaboutblackholes/ This the link I was reading when I saw your post. I am not scientist, just thougt it woudl be a fun fact!

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how do you know that it is a fact? we do not use facts in science! we use theories and laws, which are seen above and more important description than facts.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I never pretend..I share the few facts I have concerning an amazing subject. My goal if for my Open Study friends to expound on subjects I love and offer better information regarding the subject! :)

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1have you been at a WORLD SCIENCE FESTIVAL? http://livestream.com/share/videos/new?event_title=Reality+Since+Einstein&event_id=4063385&account_id=4044190&post_id=88777823&link=%2FWorldScienceFestival%2Fevents%2F4063385%2Fvideos%2F88777823&popup=true

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1since "educational" links are allowed, per an open study moderator, then let me share what will help us determine the shape of a black hole if there's indeed one that all share.

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1http://livestream.com/WorldScienceFestival/events/4063385/videos/88777823

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I agree with you! Thank you! what can I say? Black holes are weird.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you for the medal?
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