How baby aliens are born

How baby aliens are bornWell, the white hole, hey?

In the wonderful words of Wiki

‘In general relativity, a white hole is a hypothetical region of space-time which cannot be entered from the outside, although matter and light can escape from it. In this sense, it is the reverse of a black hole, which can only be entered from the outside, from which nothing, including light, can escape.’

Put simply, where as the black hole sucks everything into it, the white hole spits it out.  When you put the two together, you have a wormhole with one end sucking, the end spitting – that’s what a scientist would consider to be perfect balance of energy in equals energy out.

Unlike our friend the black hole which we have observed in space, the white hole hasn’t and hence is only theoretical under the theory of general realtivity.

The idea of white holes were new to me. Am I the only ignorant one out here in cyber space?

10 Comments on “How baby aliens are born”

  1. Wow, even alien babies are cute! (At least when you draw them.) I don’t know if I’m good company, but I also never heard of “white holes” – thanks for the astronomy lesson.

  2. seeker says:

    You have company now. Okay, spit it out.

  3. iarxiv says:

    Great comic, made me smile 🙂

    • Marti says:

      Thanks. When I read about white holes, I just knew I had to make a cartoon about it. Interestingly, it was easier creating black hole drawings, in comparison to white.

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