Discover how dying stars transform into black holes, areas of mass so great that even light can't escape.
- When a star dies, it collapses and condenses into a single point, known as a singularity.
- The gravitational pull around the singularity is enormous.
- The region surrounding a black hole is known as the event horizon.
- Anything inside a black hole's event horizon, even light, is pulled towards the singularity and lost forever.
When a massive star dies, it's believed something truly terrifying is born.
A black hole.
When a star burns, nuclear reactions are taking place inside its core, creating an outward force able to balance the inward force of gravity.
When it runs out of fuel, this outward force disappears and the core of ...
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