About the Episode
In this episode of Big Ideas Only, we discuss the topic of black holes, white holes, and wormholes: what are they and why are they so interesting to look at.
Today, our guest is Ole Eggers Bjælde, an astrophysicist at Aarhus University. He’ll explain what black holes are, how they work, and what would happen if you get sucked into one.
Your host is Mikkel Svold, CEO of Montanus, who will guide you through this interesting topic of Black Holes.
Listed below are the most essential timestamps from the podcast episode to make it easier for you to find the topics that interest you.
01:04 What is astrophysics?
04:03 What is a black hole?
04:46 How a black hole works
08:58 What is inside a black hole?
10:31 White holes
11:50 A black hole is something you couldn’t see until a few years ago
14:09 The event horizon
21:10 A black hole is almost forever
27:15 What fascinates Ole about black holes
29:40 Hopes for the future
32:39 Where to find Ole