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litespeed
2014-Jan-03, 06:29 PM
Are there any numbers of both ?

Noclevername
2014-Jan-03, 06:33 PM
We have never observed a wormhole and have no current evidence that they even exist.

Nearest known black hole candidate: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A0620-00

litespeed
2014-Jan-03, 06:36 PM
How would you know in space if a worm hole was nearing if you travelled 250 000 km/h ?

That black hole is really really far away !

Noclevername
2014-Jan-03, 06:46 PM
How would you know in space if a worm hole was nearing if you travelled 250 000 km/h ?


Light distortion. A wormhole, while not necessarily visible itself, would hypothetically involve a bending of spacetime, warping light around it.