What is the shape of black hole?

So it depends on your definition of the "shape" of a blackhole, ... Can the existence of a black hole in the center of most of the galaxies affect its shape? - Read more

"A new theoretical investigation has recently determined that black holes can come in a myriad of shapes and sizes. The thing about this theory is that it cannot be ... - Read more

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HowStuffWorks "What if a black hole formed near our solar ...

What if a black hole formed near our solar system? What would happen? ... would provide another way to spot black holes in space [source: Economist].

More about the Schwarzschild Geometry - CASA

Schwarzschild geometry. ... The shape of the embedding diagram inside the horizon ... Five of the 6 rays end up falling into the black hole ...

Three Recent Black Hole Events and How They Shape Our ...

A new article from the Smithsonian Magazine takes a look at three recent black hole events and how they shape our universe. Near the middle of the Milky Way, there ...

Magnetic Field Interacting with Gravity and Spin Shape ...

“We found that the black hole’s magnetic field interacting with its gravity and spin has an even bigger effect” than gravity alone, said first author Jonathan ...

Ring singularity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

... or a Kerr black hole that is shaped like a ring. ... the minimal shape of the singularity ... An observer falling into a Kerr black hole may be able to ...

Re: I was wondering what shape a black hole was, are they ...

Message: Actually, a black hole doesn't have any shape at all! But that's getting ahead of myself. Let me first say a bit about the anatomy of these strange creatures.

[astro-ph/0405099] Shapes and Positions of Black Hole ...

Title: Shapes and Positions of Black Hole Shadows in Accretion Disks and Spin Parameters of Black Holes

Shape matters in black hole growth - One Small Step

Good morning, Sarah. Thank you for great job of explaining the graph, and it’s implications. I’d been lost trying to decipher it myself.

Supermassive Black Holes - University of Tennessee

The only simple explanation is that this is an accretion disk feeding a supermassive black hole ... shape of such velocity ... supermassive black holes are ...

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Black hole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A black hole is a region of spacetime from which gravity prevents ... The shape of the event horizon of a black hole is always approximately spherical ...

Shape of a black hole? - Astronomy and Cosmology - Science ...

A Black Hole consists of a spherical Event Horizon surrounding a hypothetical singularity which is thought to be ring shaped in the plane of rotation.

general relativity - What is the shape of a black hole ...

To add to John's answer: black hole with nonzero angular momentum is represented by Kerr metric. It's horizon is a spherical surface, but it also has a special ...

The shape of a black hole - CosmoQuest

This may have been answered before, but I couldn't find a satisfactory one on here. The hole in black hole seems to imply that it is a hole in space, much the way you ...

What is the Shape of a Black Hole? G W Gibbons DAMTP ...

What is the Shape of a Black Hole? G W Gibbons DAMTP, Cambridge JGRG20, Kyoto 2010

Black Hole Shape - Argonne National Laboratory

The illustrations are representing different things. The event horizon of the black hole is represented as a semi conical hole with sloping sides.

What is the shape of a Black Hole? - Physics Forums

Astronomy & Cosmology > Astronomy & Astrophysics ... I want to know what is the shape of a Black Hole? Is it round like a globe, or is it ... google "black hole shape ...

What shape is a Black hole? - Astronomy Forum

The "funnel" illustrations are an allegory, not a visual representation of the appearance of the black hole. What the funnel illustrations are attempting to show is ...

What is the shape of a blackhole? : askscience

This depends on what part of the back hole you're talking about. The event horizon is the imaginary boundary beyond which even light can't get back out from.

From every angle, what is the complete shape of a black hole?

Is it shaped like a tornado, or a sphere, or is it flat like a disk? If there was a way to view a black hole, dimming the brightness around it to get a clear look ...

The Science Man's Blog: The Shape of a Black Hole (Picture ...

Black holes have never been directly seen. In fact, they are technically invisible because the gravity near them is so strong that not even light can escape.

How Magnetic Fields Shape Black Holes (Gallery)

See images from a computer simulation that reveals how black holes are affected by magnetic fields.

What is the Shape of a Black Hole

What is the Shape of a Black Hole Gary W. Gibbons (U. Cambridge) Mathematically one may regard the surface as a black hole as a closed (typically, not not

Ask a Scientist: Black hole shapes - science | Stuff.co.nz

Black holes - cosmic vacuum cleaners that even light cannot escape - are a common feature in science fiction. Whether you watched Spock's Planet Vulcan ...

Black Holes Photos -- National Geographic

See black hole photos from National Geographic. ... Scientists think the shape and speed of the plume, ... Few such middling black holes have been discovered, ...

Black Holes: Warping Time & Space | Video

And this drain on the fabric of the Universe can alter the shape of space ... Pulsar Reveals Magnetic Field Around Our Giant Black Hole ... Black Holes : Warping Time ...

Does the size or shape of the singularity of a black hole ...

Black holes do have a size, and it depends on their size. I’m not sure if they are anything other than spherical though. What we call a “stellar mass” black ...

How to Make a Model of a Black Hole | eHow

How to Make a Model of a Black Hole. Star Date defines a black hole as "an object with ... concept of black holes and what ... distorts the shape of ...

What shape does a rapidly rotating black hole have?

What shape does a rapidly rotating black hole have? Like anything that rotates, it becomes flattened at the poles and broader at the equator.