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Spotlight on black holes

Series : Stars in one's wide open eyes

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  00:04:00  2009  SD 16/9  Color  Sound

It's hard not to be awed by black holes. Their attraction is so powerful that they "swallow" everything that passes within their reach, including light. This has astonishing consequences. For example, the stars that surround them are expected to draw rosettes in the sky according to theorists' predictions.

Producer : CNRS Images
Author : De BREM Paul
Scientific adviser : CHAUVIN Philippe (CNRS-INSU, Paris)
Audiovisual processLive shots. Using animations.
Live sounds. Ambience sounds.
PersonnalitiesGOURGOULHON Eric(LUTH (UMR CNRS, observatoire de Meudon, Univ. Paris VII, Meudon))
NotesLUTH : Laboratoire de l'univers et de ses théories.


Space Sciences

Technical Sheet
Item No.2145
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportVideo DV Cam
Delivery supportDV Cam