# Relativity and Black Hole

## Einstein and Black Hole

Do General Relativity is connected to Black Hole? If yes then how? Today, we will try to get answer.
Now, what is General Relativity?

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General Theory of  Relativity is geometrical representation of gravity.  When we put mass on the fabric of space-time the gravity is generated. In practical aspect Newton’s gravity is best. When it comes to explain the motion of planets from our solar system newton fails. Here comes the Einstein in the picture. General Relativity explains the motion of our solar system.

General Relativity is represented by

Rμν  = Ricci Tensor
RRicci scalar
gμν = Metric Tensor
Tμν  = stress-energy tensor

Actually this is not just a single equation. These are Einstein Field Equations which is set of ten equations.

Recently LIGO has detected gravitational waves. That gravitational waves gives hint about existence

of General Relativity. Some scientists believes that gravitational waves were created by collision of two Black Holes. Back in 1915 when Einstein introduced General Relativity it was tested in solar eclipse by Eddington in 1919. General Relativity have passed all the test until now.
Karl Schwarzschild got the solution of Einstein field equations which gives description about point mass. After many physicists give solution to Einstein field Equations which found the object. An object that nothing can escape from that due to its gravity. That object now a days known as black Hole. Black Hole is having too much strong gravity.

When something falls in Black Hole the information of object is destroyed. Black Hole is having regions like event horizon and singularity.Event horizon is boundary of space-time from which nothing can escape. Singularity is located at the center of  Black Hole. Singularity smallest point of mass in space-time. All the laws of  physics Breakdowns at Singularity.
To form a Black Hole we just need to compress physical size less than event horizon. Our sun will be converted into Black Hole if its compressed to radius of 3 kilometers.
First image of Black Hole is just released. We First generation ever to witness the First image of Black Hole.  So there is no doubt about existence of Black Hole.

### 5 thoughts on “Relativity and Black Hole”

• April 17, 2019 at 2:14 pm

Answer me how they take a picture of a black hole ,
Light are not possible to escape from it . Nothing can escape from it. Then like this type of object black hole , how can they take a picture of it….Pls answer me soon

• January 11, 2020 at 8:20 am

Light isn’t coming from the black hole itself, but the accretion disk just outside the event horizon surrounding the black hole. It has a high turbulence & the debris in it collide with each other with very high kinetic energy. This accretion disk , due to its storming debris gives out low wavelengths of light ( not visible light) & then captured by us & replicated the data in the form of an image.
P.S.- If anything wrong, please do tell.

• April 17, 2019 at 2:14 pm

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• January 11, 2020 at 12:57 am