Black hole science

Black holes have captured the imagination of many a sci fi fan. Find out all about them by checking out our favourite sites. 

1. Journey to a black hole Rated: 5/5 by physics.org users

Journey to a black hole

Interactive site where you can search the sky for black holes using different telescopes and take a virtual trip to see a black hole up close.

2. Anatomy of a black hole Rated: 5/5 by physics.org users

Anatomy of a black hole

A flash animation exploring the formation and workings of a black hole. What would happen if you sent a spaceship inside?

3. Build Your Own Star – Virtual Experiment Rated: 5/5 by physics.org users

Build Your Own Star – Virtual Experiment

Create your own star and watch its life play out. Can you create a black hole?

4. How Black Holes Work Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

How Black Holes Work

Explains the nature of "Black Holes" and how we can detect them. From HowStuffWorks.com.



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