This series of activities from NASA take a mathematical approach to looking at black holes. They are intended as supplementary problems for students looking for additional challenges in the maths and physical science post-16 curriculum. Problems consist of a student page and an answer sheet. Students need to be familiar with scientific notation, and it is assumed that they can perform simple algebraic computations involving exponentiation and square roots. Problems on energy, force, space and time may be appropriate for students taking post-16 physics.

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