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## Main Question or Discussion Point

according to special relativity the mass of an object increases with its velocity by the lorentz factor. the lorentz faktor would be 2.3 for when travelling at 90% the speed of light. as you go faster and faster the lorentz factor increases. it would be 22.4 when travelling at 99.9% the speed of light(relative to our inertial frame of reference). that means that if something is travelling at 99.9% the speed of light it´s mass would be 22.4 times greater.

in particle accelerators single particles get so fast they have a mass several thousand times greater than that same particle would have standing still.

if, from that point on, you go on accelerating that particle even more, wouldn´t that particle at some point have gained enough mass that it turns into a black hole?

in particle accelerators single particles get so fast they have a mass several thousand times greater than that same particle would have standing still.

if, from that point on, you go on accelerating that particle even more, wouldn´t that particle at some point have gained enough mass that it turns into a black hole?