Event Horizon

   This is the spherical surface that marks the boundary of a Black Hole. It is created by the massive gravitational forces of a Black Hole, which distort space-time. It's possible to pass in through the Event Horizon, but you could never get back out. Once you pass into the horizon, the Black Hole's gravity will pull you into the Singularity at its center.

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  • event horizon — e*vent ho*ri zon . (Physics, Astron.) the boundary surface surrounding a {black hole}, from outside of which nothing inside can be observed, because nothing inside that surface, even light, can escape beyond it. See also {black hole} and {escape… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • event horizon — n. Astron. the spherical boundary surrounding a black hole, within which there is such strong gravity that nothing, not even light, can escape …   English World dictionary

  • Event horizon — In general relativity, an event horizon is a boundary in spacetime, an area surrounding a black hole or a wormhole, inside which events cannot affect an outside observer. Light emitted from inside the horizon can never reach the observer, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Event Horizon — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Event Horizon – Am Rande des Universums Originaltitel Event Horizon …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • event horizon — Astron. the boundary around a black hole on and within which no matter or radiation can escape. [1970 75] * * * Boundary marking the limits of a black hole. At the event horizon, the escape velocity is equal to the speed of light. Since general… …   Universalium

  • Event Horizon — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Event Horizon peut faire référence à : Event Horizon, le vaisseau de l au delà, un film de science fiction britannique ; DreamForge… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • event horizon — n. A major turning point; a point of no return. Example Citation: As we sit on the brink of this event horizon for equity markets, you should ask whether this black hole we are entering will deliver us to a new dimension where bulls run freely,… …   New words

  • event horizon — event′ hori zon n. astron. the boundary around a black hole on and within which no matter or radiation can escape • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • event horizon — noun Date: 1969 the surface of a black hole ; the boundary of a black hole beyond which nothing can escape from within it …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • event horizon — noun a) The gravitational sphere of a black hole within which the escape velocity is greater than the speed of light, causing time to practically stop. b) A point of no return, by analogy to the astronomical usage …   Wiktionary

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