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Aug414, 06:43 PM

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Hello. I would like to know. Does matter when heading towards a black hole then crossing the
event horizon threshold reach the speed of light? I am guessing no. It simply crosses the threshold and at a finite velocity heads toward the center of the blackhole. The escape velocity of a black hole I believe is something greater than the speed of light. Has anyone actually calculated what that number is? What is a Singularity? I only believe that matter simply reaches the center of a blackhole. Where in the world does infinity come from? Thanks for any and all responses Bye SC 


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Aug414, 06:47 PM

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Aug414, 10:31 PM

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No. Nothing with any mass can ever reach the speed of light; it can only approach it and suffer mass gain and shortening.



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