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Gerinski

## Main Question or Discussion Point

Where is the matter of black holes?

It seems the matter which ever formed or fell into a black hole, is somehow still in our universe, since it still exerts a gravitational effect to the remaining matter in our universe.

However, it is often said that the singularity at the center of black holes, where all that matter fell into, is an edge of our universe, spacetime becoming meaningless or non-existing.

As far as we can tell, for matter to be some spatial extension is needed, matter particles take some space. It also appears that according to astronomers, black holes exist with thousands of millions of times the mass of our sun.

Where is that matter?

Can we say it is occupying some space in our universe?

If we say it takes no space at all, where is it? it still shows up in our universe through its gravitation

It seems the matter which ever formed or fell into a black hole, is somehow still in our universe, since it still exerts a gravitational effect to the remaining matter in our universe.

However, it is often said that the singularity at the center of black holes, where all that matter fell into, is an edge of our universe, spacetime becoming meaningless or non-existing.

As far as we can tell, for matter to be some spatial extension is needed, matter particles take some space. It also appears that according to astronomers, black holes exist with thousands of millions of times the mass of our sun.

Where is that matter?

Can we say it is occupying some space in our universe?

If we say it takes no space at all, where is it? it still shows up in our universe through its gravitation