30 Space Myths We Should All Stop Believing

Black Holes Act Like Vacuums

8. Black Holes Act Like Vacuums

More than one scientist has spoken about how black holes act like Venus flytraps. We believe that black holes have the power to suck anything that has the misfortune of coming into close proximity with it. They even have the power to swallow powerful stars apparently.

On the other hand, black holes really do not suck up everything that comes in their way. Usually, they remain quietly by themselves but are somehow activated every time a star comes somewhere close to its periphery. Only a few objects, however, get torn apart fully by the black hole.

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