This resource presents explanations and sample calculations of: the event horizon (or Schwarzschild radius) of a black hole mass; the lifetime of virtual photons; the frequency of Hawking radiation; and black hole temperature, luminosity, and lifetime. Background information is provided on the classical law of gravitation, gravitational potential energy, the quantization of energy, black body radiation, and the equivalence of mass and energy.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-142
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