Black Holes

Black Holes

by Louis Byun
     
 

What Is a Black Hole?
A black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can not get out. The gravity is so strong because matter has been squeezed into a tiny space. This can happen when a star is dying. Because no light can get out, people can't see black holes. They are invisible. Space telescopes with special tools can help find black…  See more details below

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What Is a Black Hole?
A black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can not get out. The gravity is so strong because matter has been squeezed into a tiny space. This can happen when a star is dying. Because no light can get out, people can't see black holes. They are invisible. Space telescopes with special tools can help find black holes. The special tools can see how stars that are very close to black holes act differently than other stars. If anything gets too close to a black hole, it is dragged inside and never leaves. This is because a black hole's gravity is so strong that even light cannot escape.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014608664
Publisher:
OrangeDigit
Publication date:
07/13/2012
Series:
Mystery Science eBook Series , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
22
File size:
3 MB

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