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10 things you might not know about black holes

Whether you’re a gravitational guru or an armchair astronomer, you’ll gravitate toward these lesser-known facts about black holes.

Believed to be the churning engines of most galaxies, black holes push the known laws of physics to their limits, and inspire some great (and some not-so-great) sci-fi adventures.

To borrow a line from Perimeter Associate Faculty member Avery Broderick: “Black holes don’t suck – they’re awesome!”

Here, we present some oft-overlooked nuggets of black hole awesomeness.

Feel free to use them at parties to add a little gravitational gravitas to any conversation.


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