Re: That black-hole space-time curvature thing

Damien Broderick (
Fri, 12 Sep 1997 11:17:36 +0000

At 04:35 PM 9/11/97 +0100, Sarah asked plaintively:

>So where does the force in a black-hole come from. It's
>perfectly understandable in terms of gravitational field theory, but I lose
>it when space-time distortion is used to explain it.

Perfectly simple, really. As good dead Alfred Bester put it:

Tenser, said the tensor
Tenser, said the tensor
Tension, apprehension and dissension have begun!

Damien Broderick