Wormhole

   Standard Black Holes do not rotate or have an electrical charge. If you get a Black Hole that rotates and/or has an electrical charge, then you have something special. You could fall into this type of Black Hole and not hit the Singularity. The interior of this type of Black Hole can join up with a corresponding White Hole in such a way that an object falling into the Black Hole would be ejected from the attached White Hole. A Black Hole and White Hole that are joined in this way are called a Wormhole. The White Hole could be located anywhere, even in a different Universe. This would allow for rapid travel between distant points, another Universe or even back in time. See Black Hole and White Hole.

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  • Wormhole — Worm hole , n. A burrow made by a worm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wormhole — 1590s, hole made by a burrowing insect (in fruit, etc.), from WORM (Cf. worm) + HOLE (Cf. hole). Astrophysics sense is attested from 1957 …   Etymology dictionary

  • wormhole — ► NOUN 1) a hole made by a burrowing insect larva or worm in wood, fruit, etc. 2) Physics a hypothetical connection between widely separated regions of space time …   English terms dictionary

  • wormhole — [wʉrmhōl΄] n. 1. a hole made, as in wood, by a worm, termite, etc. 2. a hypothetical space time tunnel or channel connecting a black hole with another universe, with a white hole, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Wormhole — In physics, a wormhole is a hypothetical topological feature of spacetime that is fundamentally a shortcut through space and time. Spacetime can be viewed as a 2D surface, and when folded over, a wormhole bridge can be formed. A wormhole has at… …   Wikipedia

  • wormhole — UK [ˈwɜː(r)mˌhəʊl] / US [ˈwɜrmˌhoʊl] noun [countable] Word forms wormhole : singular wormhole plural wormholes a hole made by a worm …   English dictionary

  • wormhole — noun Date: 1593 1. a hole or passage burrowed by a worm 2. a hypothetical structure of space time envisioned as a long thin tunnel connecting points that are separated in space and time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wormhole — /werrm hohl /, n. 1. a hole made by a burrowing or gnawing worm, as in timber, nuts, etc. 2. a theoretical passageway in space between a black hole and a white hole. [1585 95; WORM + HOLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • wormhole — noun a) a hole burrowed by a worm To fill with worme holes stately monuments. b) A hypothetical shortcut between two points in spacetime, permitting faster than light travel and sometimes time travel …   Wiktionary

  • wormhole — worm|hole [ˈwə:mhəul US ˈwə:rmhoul] n 1.) a hole, which may exist, that connects one part of the universe with another part far away 2.) a hole in a piece of wood etc made by a type of ↑worm …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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