Q: What would happen if a black hole passed through our solar system?

Q: What would happen if a black hole passed through our solar system?

Something that falls into a black hole can never escape, because nothing can travel faster than the speed of light. What would happen if one of these stellar black holes wandered into our solar system? Only until the black hole reaches the inner edge of the asteroid belt would we be able to directly observe the light-bending effects of the black hole. Despite the fact that Jupiter is thousands of times larger than the black hole, the black hole is thousands of times more massive than Jupiter and easily wins. The black hole would approach the Sun, whose gas is stripped and pulled into the black hole.

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