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11:52 Jun 19, 2017
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Science - Physics
English term or phrase: dark hole
Hi,
I was wondering whether “dark holes” in the following passage is the same as "black holes" or whether there is any difference... The passage is taken from a book for non-specialists.
Thank you in advance for any hint!
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At this macroscopic level, for example, we are learning that much of the universe is comprised of dark matter and dark energy—mass and forces that we cannot directly detect with our eyes or our instruments, though the shadows of their effects, such as ** dark holes **, can be deduced and their existence all around us ascertained. These are the many powerful yet often-invisible ways energy manifests itself.
haribert
Local time: 05:35
English translation:black hole
Explanation:
As explained in the discussion.

Also - "trust me, I'm an astrophysicist".
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M.A.B.
Netherlands
Local time: 05:35
Grading comment
Thank you so much for your valuable help!
A sincere thanks also to all other participants!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +6black hole
M.A.B.


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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
black hole


Explanation:
As explained in the discussion.

Also - "trust me, I'm an astrophysicist".

M.A.B.
Netherlands
Local time: 05:35
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you so much for your valuable help!
A sincere thanks also to all other participants!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you so much, M.A.B.! Maybe, as you said in the Discussion, the author has used "dark hole" to put "black holes" in the par with "dark energy" and "dark matter"... so maybe I can write a Translator's Note to point out this aspect...


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Charles Davis
1 hr
  -> Thanks.

agree  herbalchemist: There are enough weird things in this text without 'dark holes'. 'Trust me, I'm a scientist' doesn't usually work here, by the way. I've tried :)
3 hrs
  -> Yes, sure, I don't know what was on author's mind; my point is that this term isn't used in science.

agree  Gallagy: not part of my skillset but very convincing argument
20 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  Jörgen Slet
23 hrs
  -> Thanx.

agree  Yasutomo Kanazawa
1 day26 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  acetran
1 day17 hrs
  -> Thank you.
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