Essay 2: Black Holes (10%)

Due date: Feb.28 @2:10PM


Length, format, style, intended readership, etc. should be the same as for your first assignment. You may assume that the audience for it has read your previous essay. Please focus your effort on providing clear, understandable, accurate explanations of the physics concepts.

Useful Resources

In addition to using the assigned textbook and my lecture notes, you are also expected to find a small number of sources by yourself as well. I prefer sources to be articles or books written by people or groups at authoritative institutions like government space agencies or universities. If you are in doubt about how authoritative a source is, please ask your friendly professor in person or by email. Here are two really good ones to get you started.