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What is a Black Hole: Part 2

Event Category:
Joint Math/Physics Seminar
Speaker:
Floyd Williams
Institution:
UMass Amherst, Math&Stat

We explicate the Kruskal-Szekeres change of coordinates that show that the Schwarzschild black hole event horizon is not a singularity. In these coordinates,we can also construct a time-reversed "white hole".
(video from part 1: https://youtu.be/gEXErlGb7vI?si=Fcx2JG35FOdjDke5 )

Monday, February 26, 2024 - 1:15pm
LGRT 1621