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.

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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

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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

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