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spaghettification

Definitions

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  • n. The stretching of objects into long thin shapes in a very strong gravitational field such as a black hole.

Etymologies

spaghetti and -ification (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Weather this means that they will actually us correct or Hollywood science is unclear but I am feel quite confident that if they were made aware of the term spaghettification and what it entails they just might want to use real science.

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  • Matter coming close to the event horizon of a small black hole undergoes a process called spaghettification, a term coined by Stephen Hawking in his book

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  • Matter coming close to the event horizon of a small black hole undergoes a process called spaghettification, a term coined by Stephen Hawking in his book ''A Brief History of Time' 'to describe extraordinarily strong tidal forces.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Sadly for you, everyone knows that lurking in the interior of the black hole is a singularity, and your fate will be spaghettification or worse.

    Making Extra Dimensions Disappear

  • The theory of spaghettification will cause heat, since you will obviously be breaking molecular bonds, which release energy.

    Quasar Caught Building Future Home Galaxy | Universe Today

  • Near black holes, the tidal force is expected to be strong enough to deform any object falling into it, even atoms or composite nucleons; this is called spaghettification.

    the atomic uni-verse

  • Effects of falling into a black holeSpaghettification Main article: spaghettification

    the atomic uni-verse

  • At the end of the spaghettification process, the object is a string of elementary particles.

    the atomic uni-verse

  • This means that small black holes cause spaghettification while infalling objects are still outside their event horizons, whereas objects falling into large, supermassive black holes may not be deformed or otherwise feel excessively large forces before passing the event horizon.

    the atomic uni-verse

  • Once the spaghettification of government has commenced, it will be harder and harder to distinguish between good and bad.

    Unintended consequences

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  • Italians do Westerns, too. :-)

    November 3, 2008

  • Your funny bilby! I'm still laughing.

    November 3, 2008

  • Since when did we leave the Italians in charge of black holes?

    July 25, 2008

  • the process by which an object would be stretched and ripped apart by gravitational forces on falling into a black hole

    December 20, 2006