|MadSci Network: Astronomy|
Hi my name is Kevin and I have read some books on physics and black holes and I am wondering if you can answer some questions for me. Please forgive my spelling I donít usually write letters of this nature. Q1) The jets of plasma coming out of the poles of a rapidly spinning feeding black hole extend for a long distance (I think thousands of light years?). I heard that the energy needed to do this was more than what the friction of the spinning mater disc (feeding material) can generate. So is the contributing factor to this access energy actually some kind of antigravity? And if not are there other things to consider when it comes to this excess energy other than friction. Q2) How dos Hawking Radiation shrink a black hole? (I think its called Hawking Radiation).
Re: What are plasma jets from spining black holes and Hawking radiation?
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