IAU astroEDU: Birth of a Black Hole

Mysterious black holes are one of the most exotic objects in the Universe. They get their name as they do not emit light. A black hole is a region in space where the pull of gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light can escape if it falls into it. Let’s study how these peculiar objects are formed.

This video was produced in collaboration with the science communication and strategic design studio Science Now (www.sciencenow.studio).

Credit:

Alain Riazuelo, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license; NASA/SDO; NASA/JPL-Caltech; ESO/L. Calçada/spaceengine.com

About the Video

Id:
birth_black_hole
Release date:
13 November 2018, 15:30
Related announcements:
ann18058
Duration:
06 m 50 s
Frame rate:
30 fps

About the Object

Type:
Unspecified : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Black Hole

Medium

Video Podcast
97.8 MB

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