Originally Posted by Vaelastraz
Why shold we call them neutron stars? Neutron stars are composed of neutrons, their name actually makes sense.
We can't say the same thing about black holes.
well, mostly neutrons anyway.
Would people who don't know about black holes kindly just google them? Wiki will even tell you enough about black holes to explain all these misconceptions away.
They're called "holes" 'cause stuff goes into them, and the idea that they could go somewhere else is because we don't know everything about them.
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