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What is a Black Hole?

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'A black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can not get out. The gravity is so strong because matter has been squeezed into a tiny space. This can happen when a star is dying.Because no light can get out, people can't see black holes. They are invisible. Space telescopes with special tools can help find black holes. The special tools can see how stars that are very close to black holes act differently than other stars.' Found here is informaiton about black... More
Material Type: Reference Material
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Date Added to MERLOT: July 08, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 22, 2014
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Keywords: Black Holes, NASA

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