PBS Space Time

The Phantom Singularity

Season 2 Episode 33 | 12m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

Isaac Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation tells us that there is a singularity to be found within a black hole, but scientists and mathematicians have found a number of issues with Newton’s equations. They don’t always accurately represent reality. Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity is a more complete theory of gravity.

Aired: 01/19/17

Rating: NR

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