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The physics of black holes

How many different kinds of black holes are there?
Once they have settled down, there are actually only very few different kinds of black hole - find out which, and how black holes shed other distinguishing marks.
Particle accelerators as black hole factories?
The intriguing possibility that the next generation of particle accelerators might produce - and allow the detection of - miniature black holes
Changing places - space and time inside a black hole
How, in one sense, space and time switch their roles inside a black hole - and why this leads to a black hole's most characteristic property, namely that nothing can get out