Atom of Singularity

by Neo
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Neo is offline
Aug24-04, 07:51 PM
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What type of atom is a singularity primarily composed of? Hydrogen? So the fusion reactions in black holes lead to infinitely dense hydrogen atoms?
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LURCH is offline
Aug25-04, 12:37 PM
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Theoretically, no atoms can survive the process by which BHs are created, nor even sub-atomic particles. The centers of black holes are made of very exotic forms of matter.
mathman is offline
Aug25-04, 07:04 PM
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The singularity of a black hole is a prediction of general relativity. Quantum theory says it can't be so. No one really knows what goes on inside a black hole.

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