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Is this statment true ?

  1. Nov 8, 2011 #1
    i found this on a website , but im sure ive read other stuff saying a black hole wont form ?

    "If a particle is accelerated to a certain velocity near that of light, it gains enough mass to collapse into a black hole, making it impossible for observers to make statements about its velocity".

    would you regard this as a true statement ?

    is there any theories at the moment that speculate what form mass gained by aceleration takes ie some type of particle ?
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