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The spacetime landscape of a black hole

  1. Sep 21, 2007 #1
    What does the spacetime landscape look like - or what is it predicted to look like - at the location of a black hole? From a classical and quantum perspective? Are there gigantic spikes in spacetime at the locations of black holes?
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  3. Sep 22, 2007 #2


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    a good resource for you would be Andy Hamilton's black hole website.

    he teaches astrophysics at the Univ. of Colorado at Boulder and he does COMPUTER ANIMATIONS of what you would see as you orbit around or spiral into towards a black hole.
    and also if I recall he has an animation of what it would look like as you were falling in
    and were actually inside the event horizon!

    Probably you can find his website if you google "Hamilton black hole"
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