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How to Escape from a Black Hole

There are ways out of the gravitational death grip of a black hole — but it’s not easy

By DANIEL CRAY | October 4, 2012 |
AVERY E. BRODERICK/UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO/PERIMETER INSTITUTE

This simulated image shows an energy jet being launched from a spinning black hole surrounded by a disk of accreting material. The black hole is spinning at half the maximum rate, and its mass is that of the black hole at the center of the M87 elliptical galaxy. The central black hole “shadow” due to extreme light bending is apparent here Continue reading