Compacting Matter in a Black Hole Singularity: Is It Pure Entropy?

In summary, the conversation discusses the concept of compacting ordered information down to a single repeating unit, and speculates if this could also apply to matter. The idea that a black hole could be pure entropy is mentioned, but there is no current scientific theory that supports this. The concept of projecting all information onto a surface is also mentioned, but the speaker prefers the idea that compacted matter represents the ultimate state of entropy.
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Information that is ordered can be compacted down to a single repeating unit i,e; 110055110055110055110055 down to just 110055 and this meant that it must have been highly ordered to be compacted down this far.

So could it be that matter is also highly ordered somehow and it can be compacted down like that to its disordered and random repeating unit like 110055, and would it mean that this assumption is valid. So that might mean a black hole is pure entropy?

Anyone?
 
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!Jon Snow! said:
could it be that matter is also highly ordered somehow and it can be compacted down like that to its disordered and random repeating unit like 110055

No current scientific theory that I'm aware of predicts anything like this.

!Jon Snow! said:
So that might mean a black hole is pure entropy?

What would "pure entropy" mean? Entropy always comes attached to something.
 
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I've heard all the information can be projected to a surface, but I just go with the concept that 0 degrees of freedom of compacted matter represents the ultimate entropy that can't deviate.
 

1. What is a black hole singularity?

A black hole singularity is a point of infinite density and zero volume at the center of a black hole, where the laws of physics as we know them break down. It is surrounded by the event horizon, which is the point of no return for anything that enters the black hole.

2. How does matter get compacted in a black hole singularity?

Matter gets compacted in a black hole singularity because of the extremely strong gravitational pull of the singularity. As matter approaches the event horizon, it gets squeezed and compressed until it reaches the singularity, where it is crushed to an infinitely small point.

3. Is compacting matter in a black hole singularity pure entropy?

Yes, compacting matter in a black hole singularity is considered pure entropy. This is because the matter loses all of its distinguishable characteristics and becomes completely uniform and homogenous in the singularity.

4. What happens to the laws of physics in a black hole singularity?

The laws of physics as we know them break down in a black hole singularity. At this point of infinite density and zero volume, the principles of general relativity and quantum mechanics can no longer accurately describe what is happening. A theory of quantum gravity is needed to fully understand the behavior of matter in a singularity.

5. Can anything escape a black hole singularity?

No, nothing can escape a black hole singularity once it has passed the event horizon. This includes light, which is why black holes are black and invisible. However, some particles and energy may be released from the black hole through processes such as Hawking radiation, which is believed to slowly evaporate black holes over time.

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