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Q & A: Black holes as time machine?

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Most recent answer: 06/06/2010
Q:
dear you can black holes be time machines
- gaurav (age 10)
watford,hertfordshire,uk
A:
Certainly not for you.  If you tried to go into a black hole you would get squished and torn apart by the gravitational forces.     The possibility of a black hole acting as a worm hole into another time has been posed as a possibility but it has impracticalities and results in paradoxes.

LeeH

(published on 06/06/2010)

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