Science on the Radio Discusses Black Holes

Jul 11, 2019

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Throughout casual conversation many of us might make the mistake of referencing a black hole as a segment of empty space. In fact, it is a great amount of matter packed into a very small area.

Have you ever wondered how common black holes are throughout the galaxy? How exactly does a black hole form? And perhaps most importantly, how can scientists detect black holes? No need to continue wondering, as Dr Marvin Druger will answer that and more this week on Science on the Radio.


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