Black Star - in Astronomy

In Astronomy

  • Dark star (Newtonian mechanics), a theoretical star that has a surface escape velocity that equals or exceeds the speed of light
  • Dark star (dark matter), a theoretical star heated by dark matter annihilation in the early universe
  • Dark energy star, a hypothetical alternative to black holes
  • Black star (semiclassical gravity), a theoretical star built using semiclassical gravity as an alternative to a black hole
  • Black hole, any region of space time where escape to the outside universe is impossible
  • Black dwarf, a type of degenerate dwarf star, specifically, a cold white dwarf

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