Black Hole Life Preserver: Don't get sucked in without one

9:45am, August 27, 2003

As anyone falling into a black hole would tell you–if only they could–the trip ends badly.

Actually, for all but the last moment, things would be fine. As you began approaching the great abyss, you'd be in free fall, experiencing weightlessness. But as you got very close or ventured inside the hole, watch out.

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