About black holes

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Book: ''' Stephen Hawking. A life in science ''
''Together with Brandon Carter and Jim Bardeen, Hawking wrote a paper,
published in Communications in Mathematical Physics , pointing out . . .
the team commented, '' In fact the effective temperature of a black hole
is absolute zero . . . . No radiation could be emitted from the hole.''
/ page 156./
But later (!) , . . using concepts of entropy and Heisenberg uncertainty
principle and quantum fluctuations (!) Hawking changed his mind
and wrote that black holes can radiate.
/ Book: ''' Stephen Hawking. A life in science '' by Michael White and John Gribbin/
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So, in the beginning ( according to calculations) the ''black hole''
had absolute zero temperature (like the Cosmic Vacuum: T=0K) . . .
but . . . thanks to entropy, Heisenberg uncertainty principle and
quantum fluctuations the absolute zero temperature was changed.
Conclusion:
Cosmic Vacuum and black holes are one and the same system.
Black holes are parts of the infinite Cosmic Vacuum.
 

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1- A black hole has a temperature within a few millionths of a degree above absolute zero
/ Oxford. Dictionary./
2- A stellar black hole of one solar mass has a Hawking temperature of about 100 nanokelvins.
This is far less than the 2.7 K temperature of the cosmic microwave background Black hole
/Wikipedia/
3- A black hole of one solar mass (M☉) has a temperature of only 60 nanokelvin (60 billionths of a kelvin)
/ Wikipedia /
 

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At the core of the Milky Way galaxy, contains a supermassive black hole
of about 4.3 million solar masses.
Supermassive black holes with a mass between 0.1 million and 10 billion M☉.
Some astronomers have begun labeling black holes of at least 10 billion M☉
as ultramassive black holes.
Even larger ones have been dubbed stupendously large black holes (SLABs)
with masses greater than 100 billion M☉.
Some studies have suggested that the maximum mass that a black hole can reach,
while being luminous accretors, is of the order of ~50 billion M☉.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supermassive_black_hole
 

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At the core of the Milky Way galaxy, contains a supermassive black hole
of about 4.3 million solar masses.
Supermassive black holes with a mass between 0.1 million and 10 billion M☉.
Some astronomers have begun labeling black holes of at least 10 billion M☉
as ultramassive black holes.
Even larger ones have been dubbed stupendously large black holes (SLABs)
with masses greater than 100 billion M☉.
Some studies have suggested that the maximum mass that a black hole can reach,
while being luminous accretors, is of the order of ~50 billion M☉.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supermassive_black_hole
#
A black hole with the same mass as the Sun would have a temperature of about 0.06 millionth of a kelvin.
Actual black holes are even larger (at least about three times as massive as the Sun)
so their temperature is less than 0.02 millionth of a kelvin.
#
1- In classical theory black holes are objects with temperature T=0K. Cosmic vacuum
has the same temperature. This means that black holes are part of the Cosmic Vacuum.

2- In quantum theory, due to entropy, quantum fluctuations of "virtual particles",
Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, the Cosmic Vacuum (so-called black holes) will constantly vibrate.

3- A black holes will radiate at any temperature above absolute zero,
but at very cold temperatures it is very difficult to detect.

Conclusion:
Black holes are parts of the infinite/eternal Cosmic Vacuum.
The black holes are actually camouflaged the structure of the pure Cosmic Vacuum.
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‘'The problem of the exact description ofvacuum, in my opinion, is the basic problem now before physics.
Really, if you can’t correctly describe the vacuum, how it ispossible to expect a correct description
of something more complex?''
/Paul Dirac /
#
Book ''The FermiSolution'''': something seemswrong with our idea of the vacuum.
It is we who abhor a vacuum, who recoil fromthe stillness of the void as from an open grave.''
/Page 37-38, by Hans Christian von Baeyer/
-----
Thermodynamics of the perfect Cosmic Vacuum (aka black holes) is perfectly
in agreement with temperature and laws of Ideal Gas.
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Closest known black hole to Earth spotted by astronomers
Author of the article:Associated Press
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Marcia Dunn
Publishing date:Nov 04, 2022 • 19 hours ago • 1 minute read • Join the conversation
This illustration provided by NOIRLab in November 2022 depicts the closest black hole to Earth and its Sun-like companion star.
This illustration provided by NOIRLab in November 2022 depicts the closest black hole to Earth and its Sun-like companion star. PHOTO BY INTERNATIONAL GEMINI OBSERVATORY/NOIRLAB/NSF/AURA/J. DA SILVA/SPACEENGINE/M. ZAMANI /THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronomers have discovered the closest known black hole to Earth, just 1,600 light-years away.


Scientists reported Friday that this black hole is 10 times more massive than our sun. And it’s three times closer than the previous record-holder.


It was identified by observing the motion of its companion star, which orbits the black hole at about the same distance as Earth orbits the sun.

The black hole was initially identified using the European Space Agency’s Gaia spacecraft, said Kareem El-Badry of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

El-Badry and his team followed up with the International Gemini Observatory in Hawaii to confirm their findings, which were published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

The researchers are uncertain how the system formed in the Milky Way. Named Gaia BH1, it’s located in the constellation Ophiuchus, the serpent-bearer.
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Distant black hole is caught in the act of annihilating a star
Author of the article:Reuters
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Will Dunham
Publishing date:Nov 30, 2022 • 22 hours ago • 2 minute read
This handout picture released on Nov. 30, 2022 by Nature Publishing Group shows an artist impression illustrating observations of a rare tidal disruption event (TDE), bursts of energy released when a star is torn apart by a supermassive black hole.
This handout picture released on Nov. 30, 2022 by Nature Publishing Group shows an artist impression illustrating observations of a rare tidal disruption event (TDE), bursts of energy released when a star is torn apart by a supermassive black hole. PHOTO BY CARL KNOX/NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP /AFP via Getty Images
WASHINGTON — Astronomers have detected an act of extreme violence more than halfway across the known universe as a black hole shreds a star that wandered too close to this celestial savage. But this was no ordinary instance of a ravenous black hole.


It was one of only four examples – and the first since 2011 – of a black hole observed in the act of tearing apart a passing star in what is called a tidal disruption event and then launching luminous jets of high-energy particles in opposite directions into space, researchers said. And it was both the furthest and brightest such event on record.


Astronomers described the event in studies published on Wednesday in the journals Nature and Nature Astronomy.

The culprit appears to be a supermassive black hole believed to be hundreds of millions of times the mass of our sun located roughly 8.5 billion light years away from Earth. A light year is the distance light travels in a year, 9.5 trillion km.

“We think that the star was similar to our sun, perhaps more massive but of a common kind,” said astronomer Igor Andreoni of the University of Maryland and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, lead author of one of the studies.


The event was detected in February through the Zwicky Transient Facility astronomical survey using a camera attached to a telescope at the Palomar Observatory in California. The distance was calculated using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile.

“When a star dangerously approaches a black hole – no worries, this will not happen to the sun – it is violently ripped apart by the black hole’s gravitational tidal forces -similar to how the moon pulls tides on Earth but with greater strength,” said University of Minnesota astronomer and study co-author Michael Coughlin. (See animation of tidal disruption event)

“Then, pieces of the star are captured into a swiftly spinning disk orbiting the black hole. Finally, the black hole consumes what remains of the doomed star in the disk. In some very rare cases, which we estimated to be 100 times rarer, powerful jets of material are launched in opposite directions when the tidal disruption event occurs,” Coughlin added.


Andreoni and Coughlin said the black hole was likely spinning rapidly, which might help explain how the two powerful jets were launched into space at almost the speed of light.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology astronomer Dheeraj Pasham, lead author of the other study, said the researchers were able to observe the event very early on – within a week of the black hole starting to consume the doomed star.

While researchers detect tidal disruption events about twice per month, ones that produce jets are extremely rare. One of the jets emanating from this black hole seems to be pointing toward Earth, making it appear brighter than if it were heading in another direction – an effect called “Doppler boosting” that is similar to the enhanced sound of a passing police siren.

The supermassive black hole is believed to reside at the centre of a galaxy – much as the Milky Way and most galaxies have one of these at their core. But the tidal disruption event was so bright that it obscured the light of the galaxy’s stars.

“At its peak, the source appeared brighter than 1,000 trillion suns,” Pasham said.
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New image reveals violent events near a supermassive black hole
Author of the article:Reuters
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Published Apr 26, 2023 • Last updated 1 day ago • 3 minute read
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Scientists observing the compact radio core of galaxy M87 have discovered new details about the galaxy’s supermassive black hole. In this artist’s conception, the black hole’s massive jet is seen rising up from the centre of the black hole. The observations on which this illustration is based represent the first time that the jet and the black hole shadow have been imaged together, giving scientists new insights into how black holes can launch these powerful jets.
Scientists observing the compact radio core of galaxy M87 have discovered new details about the galaxy’s supermassive black hole. In this artist’s conception, the black hole’s massive jet is seen rising up from the centre of the black hole. The observations on which this illustration is based represent the first time that the jet and the black hole shadow have been imaged together, giving scientists new insights into how black holes can launch these powerful jets. PHOTO BY S. DAGNELLO (NRAO/AUI/NSF) /Handout via REUTERS
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WASHINGTON — Expanding upon the historic first images of black holes, scientists on Wednesday unveiled the first picture showing the violent events unfolding around one of these ravenous cosmic behemoths, including the launching point of a colossal jet of high-energy particles shooting outward into space.


The new image was obtained using 16 telescopes at various locations on Earth that essentially created a planet-sized observational dish. The supermassive black hole pictured resides at the centre of a relatively nearby galaxy called Messier 87, or M87, about 54 million light-years from Earth.


A light year is the distance light travels in a year, 5.9 trillion miles (9.5 trillion km).

This image shows the jet and shadow of the black hole at the centre of the M87 galaxy together for the first time.
This image shows the jet and shadow of the black hole at the centre of the M87 galaxy together for the first time. PHOTO BY NRAO/AUI/NSF /Handout via REUTERS
This black hole, with a mass 6.5 billion times that of our sun, was the subject of the first image of such an object ever obtained, released in 2019, with another black hole pictured last year.

Those images, which showed just the darkness of the black hole and a ring of bright material plunging into it, and the new one all arise from observations using multiple radio telescopes worldwide. But the new one shows light emitted at a longer wavelength, expanding what can be seen.


Hard to observe by their very nature, black holes are celestial entities exerting gravitational pull so strong no matter or light can escape once caught in their grasp.

Most galaxies are built around supermassive black holes. Some are known not only to guzzle any surrounding material but also to unleash huge and blazingly bright jets of high-energy particles far into space – beyond the very galaxy from which they originate.

The new image shows how the base of such a jet connects with material swirling around the black hole in a ring-like structure.

The entire system around a black hole is captured in the image for the first time. It shows the base of the jet of hot plasma, a fuzzy ring of light from hot plasma falling into the black hole, and a central dark area – sort of a donut hole – created by the black hole’s presence. Plasma – the fourth state of matter after solids, liquids and gases – is material so hot that some or all its atoms are split into high-energy subatomic particles.


“The image underlines for the first time the connection between the accretion flow (material pulled inward) near the central supermassive black hole and the origin of the jet,” said astrophysicist Ru-Sen Lu of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, lead author of the study published in the journal Nature.

Seeing the entire scene in the vicinity of a supermassive black hole can be insightful.

“This helps to better understand the complicated physics around black holes, how jets are launched and accelerated and how matter inflow into the black hole and matter outflow are related,” said astrophysicist and study co-author Thomas Krichbaum of the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Germany.

“This is what astronomers and astrophysicists have been wanting to see for more than half a century,” said astrophysicist and study co-author Kazunori Akiyama of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Haystack Observatory. “This is the dawn of an exciting new era.”


Lu, Krichbaum and Akiyama are members of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project, an international collaboration begun in 2012 with the goal of directly observing a black hole’s immediate environment. A black hole’s event horizon is the point beyond which anything – stars, planets, gas, dust and all forms of electromagnetic radiation – gets swallowed into oblivion.

The EHT project has yielded the images of the two supermassive black holes. The second one – released last year – shows the one inhabiting the Milky Way’s centre, called Sagittarius A*, or Sgr A*.

“We expect a similar environment to also exist for Sgr A*,” Lu said.
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1- A black hole has a temperature within a few millionths of a degree above absolute zero
/ Oxford. Dictionary./
2- A stellar black hole of one solar mass has a Hawking temperature of about 100 nanokelvins.
This is far less than the 2.7 K temperature of the cosmic microwave background Black hole
/Wikipedia/
3- A black hole of one solar mass (M☉) has a temperature of only 60 nanokelvin (60 billionths of a kelvin)
/ Wikipedia /

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jeez
nobody tell torchy there's a correlation between temperature and mass:gravity
 

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#
A black hole with the same mass as the Sun would have a temperature of about 0.06 millionth of a kelvin.
Actual black holes are even larger (at least about three times as massive as the Sun)
so their temperature is less than 0.02 millionth of a kelvin.
#
1- In classical theory black holes are objects with temperature T=0K. Cosmic vacuum
has the same temperature. This means that black holes are part of the Cosmic Vacuum.

2- In quantum theory, due to entropy, quantum fluctuations of "virtual particles",
Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, the Cosmic Vacuum (so-called black holes) will constantly vibrate.

3- A black holes will radiate at any temperature above absolute zero,
but at very cold temperatures it is very difficult to detect.

Conclusion:
Black holes are parts of the infinite/eternal Cosmic Vacuum.
The black holes are actually camouflaged the structure of the pure Cosmic Vacuum.
-------
‘'The problem of the exact description ofvacuum, in my opinion, is the basic problem now before physics.
Really, if you can’t correctly describe the vacuum, how it ispossible to expect a correct description
of something more complex?''
/Paul Dirac /
#
Book ''The FermiSolution'''': something seemswrong with our idea of the vacuum.
It is we who abhor a vacuum, who recoil fromthe stillness of the void as from an open grave.''
/Page 37-38, by Hans Christian von Baeyer/
-----
Thermodynamics of the perfect Cosmic Vacuum (aka black holes) is perfectly
in agreement with temperature and laws of Ideal Gas.
=====
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