The death of massive stars — Black holes

Black holes are where God divided by zero.

Albert Einstein

The emergence of the idea

The Chandrasekhar limit and light path

Rotating and non-rotating black holes

The detection of a black hole

The time effect of a black hole

The birth of a black hole

Nucleosynthesis and die off

Structure of a black hole

Event horizon

Singularity

Accretion disc

The type of black holes

Mini black hole(primordial black hole)

Stellar black hole

Supermassive black hole

Intermediate black holes

Quasars

The death of the black hole

The Hawking Radiation

The long demise

Resources

  1. Watch the documentary on Black Holes by Space and Astronomy.
  2. Read this NASA post on black holes.
  3. The post on Black Hole: Fact, formation, and discovery by Space.com.
  4. The post where do black holes led by Space.com.
  5. What is a Black Hole? by nationalgeographic.com.
  6. A lecture on Physics of Black Holes with Prof. Chris Impey by The Royal Institution.

So Einstein was wrong when he said, “God does not play dice”. Consideration of black holes suggests, not only that God does play dice, but that he sometimes confuses us by throwing them where they can’t be seen

Stephen Hawking

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