Ever wonder the difference between a black hole and a wrinkle in spacetime? Maybe you wondered what could happen if you traveled through a black hole? Does it lead somewhere else in spacetime? Is it a sea of nothingness? SyFy explains what’s going on and why the idea pops up throughout speculative fiction.
Researchers modeled the way light would behave in the presence of a soliton and the results were strikingly similar to the way light behaves around a black hole. In simulations, when light interacted with a virtual soliton, it bent around it and formed stable orbital rings and a shadow. If we put an image of light around a soliton in a lineup with images of a black hole, we might struggle to tell them apart.
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