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An '''event horizon''' is one of the primary features of a [[black hole]].  Specifically, an event horizon is a gravitational field surrounding a black hole.  Once the event horizon of a black hole is reached by an object, that object cannot escape, including even light.
An '''event horizon''' is one of the primary features of a [[black hole]].  Specifically, an event horizon is a gravitational field surrounding a black hole.  Once the event horizon of a black hole is reached by an object, that object cannot escape, including even light.
This horizon is also known as the Schwarzchild radius.
This horizon is also known as the Schwarzschild radius.
 
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An event horizon is one of the primary features of a black hole. Specifically, an event horizon is a gravitational field surrounding a black hole. Once the event horizon of a black hole is reached by an object, that object cannot escape, including even light. This horizon is also known as the Schwarzschild radius.