# Schwarzschild singularity and black hole

1. Oct 13, 2018

### jeremyfiennes

Are a Schwarzschild singularity and a black hole the same thing?

2. Oct 13, 2018

### Staff: Mentor

The term "Schwarzschild singularity" has been used with several different meanings. It can mean a black hole; it can mean the horizon of the hole; or it can mean the singularity at $r = 0$.

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