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What would be the difference between a blackhole with a naked singularity vs. a blackhole with an event horizon. Other than the obvious, what would be difference between those two astronomical anomalies?
Question Date: 2001-05-08
Answer 1:

To be honest, I'm not sure what the obvious is. It is believed that naked singularities don't exist because the extreme conditions near the black hole would cause all sorts of havoc in the surrounding area. Thus, the event horizon protects the universe from black holes.



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