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Great Analogy of Holding a Rope Above a BH?

  1. Mar 27, 2012 #1

    Drakkith

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    So I understand that if one could hold a rope above a black hole and suddenly let it go the bottom would stay suspended until the removal of the force holding it propagates from the top to the bottom. Is this video a good analogy?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8UimHnsWSBc

    P.S. How the heck do you embed these...
     
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  3. Mar 28, 2012 #2
    Great video.
     
  4. Mar 29, 2012 #3

    Ryan_m_b

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    At the end of the URL for a youtube video there is a number with a V and an equals infront of it. For this one it is: v=8UimHnsWSBc

    Simply take the number and click the youtube button to wrap it in {YOUTUBE}{/YOUTUBE} (with "[" instead of "{" of course).

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UimHnsWSBc

    If you quote this you should be able to see what I've done if that's still not clear :smile:
     
  5. Mar 29, 2012 #4

    Drakkith

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    Awesome, thanks Ryan.
     
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