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Black Holes, Wormholes & the Movies

April 9, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?

Black Holes, Wormholes & the Movies

Details

Date:
April 9, 2016
Time:
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://cms.bsu.edu/calendar/calendars/academics/planetarium

Venue

Charles W. Brown Planetarium
Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Phone:
765-285-8860