Scientists: What it would be like to enter a black hole

February 6, 2015 2:18 PM

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Scientists: What it would be like to enter a black hole

The small but extremely bright nucleus of galaxy NGC 1566 is clearly visible in this Hubble image, a telltale sign of its membership of the Seyfert class of galaxies. The centers of such galaxies are very active and luminous, emitting strong bursts of radiation and potentially harboring supermassive black holes that are many millions of times the mass of the Sun. (REUTERS/ESA/Hubble & NASA/Handout via Reuters)

Interstellar travelers who find themselves entering a black hole might want to have some air sickness pills handy. According to a report in an upcoming “Physical Review Letters,” researchers from the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics in Toronto have found that interacting ripples in sp...

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