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What are the Effects on Radio Waves When They Pass Near a Black Hole?

23 Dec 2014, 12:44 UTC
What are the Effects on Radio Waves When They Pass Near a Black Hole?
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Question: What are the effects of radio waves when near a black holes event horizon? – Aleksander
Answer: Assuming that you are asking what the effects of a black hole are on radio waves as they pass near an event horizon, these effects would be the same as those experienced by all electromagnetic waves. Since the gravitational field near a black hole is “warped” by the intense gravitational field of the black hole, electromagnetic waves at all wavelengths, including radio waves, would be “bent” by this intense gravitational field.
Jeff Mangum

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