April 8, 2013 science fact

If the sun were to collapse into a black hole right now, very little would actually happen. When a star becomes a black hole, its mass remains the same, but its volume decreases almost to the point of zero. Thus, the density of the sun would increase dramatically, but the gravitational pull would remain the same.

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