Re: Black hole question

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Mon Feb 14 2000 - 08:51:05 MST

Ramez Naam wrote:

> From: Michael S. Lorrey []
> > Gravity is immune to event horizons because gravity is immune
> > to itself.... understand?
> Recent studies, however, indicate that this is not true. _Science_
> reported in November of last year on recent experiments that show that the
> force of gravity acts on gravitational energy in the same way it acts on
> mass. This is as Einstein predicted but was a result unexpected to many
> quantum gravity theorists. (See citation below.)
> I hadn't made the logical connection until seeing Jeff's post, but this does
> indeed pose the question of how gravitational energy is able to escape the
> pull of a black hole.

This is very interesting news. I leave it to the real experts to figure out this
seeming paradox....

Mike Lorrey

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