Monthly Archives: February 2016

Black holes: The brightest spots ever!

It’s time to clear up some wide­spread misun­der­stand­ings about black holes: -they are not worm­holes or portals to other locations/​dimensions/​universes out there -you cannot enter a black hole (with­out expe­ri­enc­ing instant death) -infor­ma­tion is not lost (forever) -and most impor­tantly — they don’t disap­pear through Hawking radi­a­tion (except in the literal sense). When a star dies, it grows, then some […]