The biggest problem with the sci-fi wormhole script-dodge is that the E-R equations show the bridge between two entangled black holes would expand faster than anything (including zero-resting-mass particles like photons traveling at C velocity) can traverse it. So even if you could avoid being torn to pieces by the gravity of the black hole (highly doubtful) you’d just be stuck inside forever. It’s super important to look at the actual equations rather than simply accept what lame sci-fi writers use as a way to keep the cowboys-in-space theme going without dealing with any of the problems reality would pose.

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