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Black holes and space time

  1. May 14, 2008 #1
    If black holes stretch the space-time fabric because of their mass existing in singularity, if you were near a black hole, wouldn't there be a time-stretch?
  2. jcsd
  3. May 15, 2008 #2
    Yes definitely! Thats general relativity - gravitational time dilation.

    From an outside observer; an object falling into a black-hole never seems to pass the event horizon (to my understanding), they seem to be "stopped" there, in time.
  4. May 15, 2008 #3
    thnx for replying =)
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