General Relativity 5 - The Black Hole

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08080075

Abstract

The anatomy of a black hole.

Learning Outcomes:

• What are the mass requirements for a star to become a black hole?

• The anatomy of a Schwarzschild black hole, including the singularity and the event horizon.

• What a traveller would experience if he orbited a black hole, or had the bad luck to fall through the event horizon.