Short Wave: What Would It Be Like To Fall Into A Black Hole?

Black holes are one of the most beguiling and puzzling objects in our universe.

So, we invited Yale University astrophysicist Priyamvada Natarajan onto the show to walk us through three ways to understand black holes. Check out her latest research on supermassive black holes.

Talk the mysteries of our universe with Short Wave reporter Emily Kwong on Twitter @emilykwong1234. Email the show your biggest cosmological questions to

This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez, edited by Viet Le and fact-checked by Emily Vaughn.


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