Observational Evidence for Black Holes
Slide 13 of 22
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1: Black Holes
2: Einstein’s Gravity and Black Holes
3: Problems with Newton
4: What is Gravity?
5: Gravity: Space as a Rubber Sheet
6: What is a black hole?
7: What is a Black Hole, Really?
8: Black Hole Geometry
9: Worm Holes
10: Properties of Black Holes:
11: How Do Black Holes Form?
12: Observational Evidence for Black Holes
13: Observational Evidence for Black Holes
14: Black Holes as Distorting Lenses
15: Black Hole Detection via Microlensing
16: Black Holes in Star Systems
17: Black Hole Candidate
18: Black Holes in the Center of Galaxies
20: Why are black holes important?
21: Information Loss
22: “Quantum Gravity”-The Holy Grail of Theoretical Physics
This cartoon suggests the difficulties faced by astronomers in their search for black hole candidates. Luckily the situation is not as bad as it seems.