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As I understand it, gravity is primarily a function of mass inversely proportional to distance. A black hole is a collapsed star which retains all of its original mass as a pinpoint of matter. If the collapsed star retains all of its original mass, but doesn't increase in mass, from where does the intense gravition come? After all, the original star didn't have such intense gravitation that even light could not escape, and it didn't act like a giant vacuuum sucking all matter into it.
Re: From where does the extreme gravity of a black hole originate?
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