Hi. A student wishes to test gravitational time dilation near a black hole within her lifetime, so she travels to a location where a black hole is said to reside and parks her ship at distance where she is not affected by the hole's time dilation effects.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

She then fires a tethered capsule towards the BH with an explosive inside timed to detonate in exactly three hundred sixty-five days according to the clock in her ship. The capsule will not cross the event horizon, but will remain at a distance such that gravitational time dilation has an effect on it according to the clock back in the ship.

After one year, the student reels the tether in. Will the unexploded capsule still be attached to it? Assume whatever convenient variables, such as the speed of the fired capsule and the time it took to get to the back hole, as well as the time to get it back in the ship to be ideal for such experiment.

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