Home » News & Blogs » Nearly Extreme Black Holes Which Attempt to Regrow Hair Become Bald Again
Bookmark and Share
Astro Watch

Nearly Extreme Black Holes Which Attempt to Regrow Hair Become Bald Again

22 Nov 2019, 10:24 UTC
Nearly Extreme Black Holes Which Attempt to Regrow Hair Become Bald Again NASA/JPL-CALTECH

The black holes of Einstein's theory of relativity can be completely described by just three parameters: their mass, spin angular momentum, and electric charge. Since two black holes that share these parameters cannot be distinguished, regardless of how they were made, black holes are said to "have no hair": they have no additional attributes that can be used to tell them apart.

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod