Review Checklist - Sample Questions
- What is a black hole?
- What is the event horizon?
- Could you stand on the surface of a black
- Can light orbit a black hole?
- What is a singularity?
- How can black holes form?
- What kind of star can become a black hole?
- If the Earth/Sun was compressed into a black
hole, how big would it be?
- How do we detect the presence of a black
hole? How do we look for black holes?
- What would happen to you if you were to fall
into a black hole?
- If you watched a spacecraft as it enters
a black hole, what would you see?
Black Hole Candidates
- Have we seen anyblack holes in our galaxy?
- Where are the most massive black holes located?
- Name two black hole candidates.
- How many supermassive black holes are in
- How many black holes do we think are in the
page by luca bombelli <bombelli at olemiss.edu>,
modified 29 sep 2012