Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Fall into a Black Hole

Learn what it might feel like anyway

A special day focusing on black holes and that features games, crafts and activities that explore what a black hole is, how it forms and even what would happen if you fell into a black hole will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 26 Yale Peabody Museum, 170 Whitney Ave.

At 11 a.m., Betty Baisden will present the Roxi Fox puppet show Roxi’s Black Hole Blast-off, helping kids understand what we know about these powerful objects, according to a news release.

The exhibition "Black Holes: Space Warps & Time Twists," offers 13 interactive stations to further explore these mysterious objects, the release said.

Museum admission is $5 to $9.

In the top photo: Artist’s rendering of the death of a star as it is sucked in by a black hole. Credit: Denver Museum of Nature & Science

In the lower photo: GRO J1655-40 is the second so-called “microquasar” discovered in our galaxy. Microquasars are black holes of about the same mass as a star. Credit: NASA

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hello! Is there a copyright for the pictures in the "Fall into a black hole" article ?

Mvh Henrik

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