View Full Version : The Blackness of the Hole

2006-Jan-08, 01:52 AM
I came across this blog entry (http://tbirdblog.blogspot.com/2006/01/blackness-of-hole.html) on black holes and I was wondering how sound this guy's science is; since I'm not an astrophysicist myself. Any comments?

Tobin Dax
2006-Jan-08, 06:44 AM
Skimming the article, it looks about average-including a few common errors among laymen. (i.e. he implies that a black hole will attract matter that it's progenitor wouldn't. There's also the Tunguska comment, which I think has been ruled out.) He's taken a couple classes and/or read a few books (or webpages), but that's about it, IMO.

2006-Jan-10, 01:04 AM
for the lay-person it is a good read.
I wouldn't quibble with the minor inaccuracies, so i give it an `all clear`...