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Learners study black holes and see how space telescopes can provide data to support current hypotheses. They examine the anatomy of a black hole using a diagram of an accretion disk, the event horizon, and jets of hot gas.
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New Review What Is a Black Hole? Black Holes Explained
Black holes are not just events in sci-fi movies—they're part of real life! Learners experience the creation of a black hole as they watch an episode of the Socratica playlist. The presenter explains the creation and composition of these...
11 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Black Holes Could Delete The Universe—The Information Paradox
The holographic principle of black holes derives from string theory. An out-of-this-world video explains black holes, the holographic principle, and the information paradox. It takes difficult and abstract ideas and explains them through...
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Black Holes Explained—From Birth to Death
If a black hole suddenly replaced our sun, would we be sucked into it? The video answers this question and many others about black holes. It details the life cycle of a black hole and what would happen if you went into one.
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
What are Years... and the Galactic Supermassive Black Hole!
Everything is relative ... including the length of a year! Physics students explore time on a galactic scale in an animated video. The resource focuses on the tropical year upon which our calendar is based, galactic years, and the length...
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Is Space Trying to Kill Us?
Taking somewhat of a humorous, paranoid viewpoint, this video explores the question of whether or not space objects are likely to take us out. From asteroids, to the sun dying out, to the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, the...
4 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Black Holes: Creation & Consumption of Galaxies
Black holes are thought to play an important role in the formation of spiral galaxies, like our own. This clip explains how gravity and mass work together with the black hole phenomena to create and consume stars and galaxies.
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