IAU astroEDU: Black Hole

Black holes are amongst the most exotic objects in the Universe and are often misunderstood as bottomless wells or holes. A black hole is a region of space where gravity is so strong that it captures anything that comes too close, even light. That’s where black holes get their name, because they do not emit light.

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

 

Credit:

 

ESO; ESO/NASA/JPL-Caltech/M. Kornmesser/R. Hurt; Ute Kraus, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Germany and Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic licenses

 

 

About the Video

Id:
black_hole
Release date:
13 November 2018, 15:30
Related announcements:
ann18058
Duration:
07 m 11 s
Frame rate:
30 fps

About the Object

Type:
Unspecified : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Black Hole

Medium

Video Podcast
99.4 MB

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