Black Hole Questions

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The following are some interesting questions asked by the public attending Multiversal Journeys events in Los Angeles, Chicago and Cambridge:

Black Hole Questions:

From left to right: Prof. Lawrence Krauss and Farzad Nekoogar (Multiversal Journeys)

Question: Question/comments about black holes
Answer: Prof. Lawrence Krauss

From left to right: Prof. Gene Moriarty (Multiversal Journeys), Prof. Anthony Aguirre, Prof. Gary Horowitz, and Prof. John Terning.
Question: What happens if you are near the event horizon of a black hole?
Answer: Prof. Gary Horowitz

From left to right: Prof. Gene Moriarty (Multiversal Journeys), Prof. Anthony Aguirre, Prof. Gary Horowitz, and Prof. John Terning.

Question: What happens to light trapped inside a black hole?
Answer: Prof. Gary Horowitz