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NASA’s Guide To Black Hole Safety

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Want to visit a black hole? How far would you have to go? And what do you need to know about black hole safety once you’ve arrived? NASA’s official position on the trip: Don’t do it.

But if you decide to travel 3,000 light-years away to visit the nearest one, this Black Hole Safety video and “this helpful brochure [pdf] will give you all the tips, tricks, and facts you’ll need for your next (inadvisable) black hole vacation!”

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Learn more with NASA Goddard’s Media Studios. There’s desktop and phone wallpaper, too.

Then watch The first image of a black hole: A three minute guide, the moment scientists see the first photo of a black hole and more black hole videos on TKSST.

Plus: Stephen Hawking explains black holes in 90 seconds.

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