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astronomical object so massive that anything falling into it, including light, cannot escape its gravity
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|Subclass of||massive compact halo object,|
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English: Black holes are cosmic objects that harbour a gravitational field so powerful that nothing, not even light, can escape. They are forged in the furnaces of dying stars that are of a sufficient mass.
A concept drawing by NASA showing the accretion lines from a black hole.