Saturday, September 25, 2010

Spaghettification: Definition One

Wikipedia describes spaghettification as "the vertical stretching and horizontal compression of objects into long thin shapes (rather like spaghetti) in a very strong gravitational field." On planet Earth, one can unfortunately come across a gravitational field emitted by an extremely negative person - with similar results. The experience feels unpleasantly like being drunk. If you're wondering what's so unpleasant about being drunk, ask a glass of water.

For Spaghettification: Definition Two, click here.


  1. Black Hole doesn't really reflect the accurate size. In reality, Black Hole is at least 2.5 times the depicted size. You should correct the drawing.

  2. I have been searching for a word like this! I wish I didn't need to use it so darn often...