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Could the Earth be swallowed by a black hole? - Fabio Pacucci


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From asteroids capable of destroying entire species to supernovae that could exterminate life on Earth, outer space has no shortage of forces that could wreak havoc on our planet. But there’s something in space that is even more terrifying than any of these -- something that wipes out everything it comes near. Fabio Pacucci examines the probability of Earth being gobbled up by a black

The gravitational field of a black hole is so strong that _______ can escape from its event horizon.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Fabio Pacucci
  • Director Eva Cvijanovic
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Animator Eva Cvijanovic, Fred Casia, Elise Simard
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott, Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Alex Rosenthal
  • Fact-Checker Brian Gutierrez

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