Charge Distribution of a Black Hole

Most recent answer: 12/14/2013

Is a charge inside a black distributed uniformly or not? Where is it located? Can a charge move around inside the black hole? If charge distribution is measured from outside of black hole, does it fluctuate in time and space?
- Anonymous

Hi Anything,

As you probably know the only observable quantities of a black hole are its mass, its angular momentum, and its charge. These quantities are stable.  You also know that in a conducting medium any excess charge will lie on its surface.   Since I have no idea whether or not the interior of a black hole has conductivity or not, I can't say anything about the internal charge distribution.



(published on 12/14/2013)