Black Holes seem to be one of the most fascinating astronomical objects to laypeople.  They certainly have appeared in a number of science fiction films.  The first may have been Disney’s The Black Hole.  Most recently, Interstellar made a very good attempt to portray the visual appearance of these objects.  Throughout the years, there have been many references to black holes in popular culture; some more realistic than others! But what is the real science behind these things?
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Carpe Caelum Stellar Astronomy
Carpe Caelum Stellar Astronomy