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102 resources with the concept black holes

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The Black Hole Death Problem

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know black holes aren't black? Learn more about space with an episode from a larger series exploring physics. We know more about black holes now than ever before in history, yet we aren't sure we really know anything at all.
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Spinning Black Holes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is the spin of a black hole important? Scholars explore spinning black holes and how they relate to momentum, matter, and mass. They investigate the different parameters that are used to measure black holes by understanding how they...
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Seeing a Black Hole with a Planet-Sized Telescope

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When did scientists first view a black hole? Believe it or not, it was 2019! It took a century for the theoretical to become a reality, and a lesson from the larger It's Okay to be Smart series discusses the structure of the black hole...
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First Image of a Black Hole!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have scholars ever wondered what a black hole looks like? See the first image of a massive black hole and learn about what a black hole is, how it forms, and how telescopes took images from around the world. The video then relates the...
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Can a Black Hole Be Destroyed?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The destructive power of black holes is enough to give any astrophysicist nightmares. No wonder the question arises as to whether a black hole can be destroyed. The narrator of a theoretical video explores the possibilities.
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There Are Planet-Sized 'Tornadoes' on the Sun?!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists use a telescope larger than Earth to study distant galaxies. Learn how they build and operate such a large telescope as well as some of the cool discoveries with a short video from the SciShow Space series. It also explains...
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Red Nugget Galaxies: The Universe's Ultimate Survivors

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Time capsules offer a glimpse into the past, and red nugget galaxies are the time capsules of the universe. Using an installment from the SciShow Space series, viewers explore the discovery of new red nugget galaxies. The video also...
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The Milky Way May Have a Disk of Black Holes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
With better technology comes better information. An interesting video presentation discusses the evidence that makes scientists believe black holes exist in our galaxy. The narrator explains what a black hole is and how one forms.
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Nuclear Pasta May Be the Strongest Material Ever

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Do you ever feel like scientists have more fun naming new discoveries than actually finding them? Discover the fun they had while learning about the extremely scientific concepts of nuclear pasta, gnocchi, spaghetti, waffles,...
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Could the Earth Be Swallowed By a Black Hole?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A black hole exists only a couple of thousand light years away from Earth. Should we be scared, or does that mean we are safe? Learn about the perspective of black holes and their relationship with Earth and the larger universe. After...
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Black Hole Apocalypse | Stellar Life Cycles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
All stars start with the fusion of hydrogen, but their life cycles vary greatly. The PBS 9-12 Space series introduces star life cycles and explains why they vary so much. Clear animations illustrate the pressure, fusion, collapsing, and...
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Black Hole Apocalypse | Modeling Galaxies

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Once, scientists believed black holes to be rare, but modern technology is proving otherwise. Using data from the Hubble telescope, scientists create computer models of distant galaxies. They discover super massive black holes in the...
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Black Hole Apocalypse | How to Detect Gravitational Waves

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The prediction of gravitational waves rocked the scientific world, but it was many years before researchers tested the theory. See how Rainer Weiss applied his knowledge of sound waves to solve this impressive physics problem in an...
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Black Hole Apocalypse | Observing the Center of the Milky Way

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists know about a super massive black hole, more than four million times the mass of the sun, at the center of the galaxy. As one part of a video series, astronomers explain this discovery and the many tools used to confirm it....
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Black Hole Apocalypse | Gravity and Spacetime

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Astronauts on the ISS continuously fall in a curve thanks to gravity. A video describes the idea of falling along a curved path. Using computer animations, an apple demonstrates the warping of spacetime while the narrator explains the...
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The Sun's Center Is 39,000 Years Younger Than Its Surface

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the theory of relativity in relation to spacetime! An intriguing lesson explains the concept of spacetime and how time does not change at the same rate for everyone. As a lesson in a larger solar system playlist, the video...
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What Is Dark Matter? A Mystery of the Universe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If you can't see something, how do you know it's there? Welcome to the mystery of dark matter! Curious cosmologists explore one of physics' longest-running quandaries through an interesting video. Content includes who first proposed the...
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Extreme Hypothetical Stars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
They should exist ... but do they really? Scientists use what they know to predict what should and should not exist. An installment of a larger solar system series looks at the scientific prediction of different stars that have yet to be...
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How Far Can We Go? Limits of Humanity.

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine living in a neighborhood where the houses on your street keep moving farther away until your house is the only one in the reachable vicinity. That's what is happening in our universe, except your house is our galaxy, and the...
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Slow Motion Science! Ferrofluid Dropping on Magnet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Put the fun in physics with ferrofluid! Aside from making cool shapes when it interacts with a magnet, what else can we learn from ferrofluid? A video from an extensive physics playlist examines the similarities between the...
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Strange Unexplained Cosmic Rays

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The truth about strange unexplained cosmic rays? They're still unexplained! Share one of our universe's many unsolved mysteries with your class using a video from the Physics Girl playlist. The resource describes what cosmic rays are,...
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Have Gravitational Waves Been Discovered?!?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Einstein was right ... again? Introduce young physicists to the final piece in Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity through a video from PBS covering space time and measurement. Discover where gravitational waves come from, the...
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What Is a Black Hole? Black Holes Explained

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Black holes are not just events in sci-fi movies—they're part of real life! Learners experience the creation of a black hole as they watch an episode of the Socratica playlist. The presenter explains the creation and composition of these...
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What Are Neutron Stars?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What happens at the end of the life cycle of a star? A lesson in the Socratica Astronomy playlist shows three ways a star dies: white dwarf, black hole, and neutron star. Each ending depends on the mass of the original star.