Wednesday, August 28, 2013

BH - Twofer (+ One)

(*) How a Black Hole Really Works

The black hole at the center of our galaxy has been on a near-starvation diet for almost a million years—but now it's time for a snack.

(*) A Black Hole Mystery Wrapped in a Firewall Paradox

This time, they say, Einstein might really be wrong.

(*) MIT Technology Review: Black Hole Analogue Discovered in South Atlantic Ocean

Vortices in the South Atlantic are mathematically equivalent to black holes, say physicists, an idea that could lead to new ways of understanding how currents transport oil and garbage across oceans