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The current consensus is that super-massive black holes are at the center of most, if not all, [[Galaxy|galaxies]].
 
The current consensus is that super-massive black holes are at the center of most, if not all, [[Galaxy|galaxies]].
   
The intense [[gravity]] of a black hole also causes severe [[time dilation]] nearby, as well as redshifting electromagnetic radiation sent out of the gravity well. A [[starship]] can use its [[warp drive]] to partially counteract the time dilation effects. {{ep|{{B&S}}|A Changed World}}
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The intense [[gravity]] of a black hole also causes severe [[time dilation]] nearby, as well as [[redshift]]ing electromagnetic radiation sent out of the [[gravity well]]. A [[starship]] can use its [[warp drive]] to partially counteract the time dilation effects. {{ep|{{B&S}}|A Changed World}}
   
 
==List of black holes==
 
==List of black holes==

Latest revision as of 12:34, 25 July 2016

A black hole is a region of space-time wherein an extremely strong gravitational field prevents anything, including light, from escaping. It is a dense remnant of a star that has collapsed into a singularity under its own gravity upon running out of fuel.

The current consensus is that super-massive black holes are at the center of most, if not all, galaxies.

The intense gravity of a black hole also causes severe time dilation nearby, as well as redshifting electromagnetic radiation sent out of the gravity well. A starship can use its warp drive to partially counteract the time dilation effects. (Bait and Switch: "A Changed World")

List of black holes[edit | edit source]

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