Naked singularity is a very peculiar phrase, as it is as much a topic. This theory states that it may be possible for a black hole to form without an event horizon, which ultimately sucks up all the light, so as we cannot see the singularity within its core (Couper & Henbest, 1996; Naked Singularity, 2007). If this theory is proven true, it would be possible to observe a singularity without anything blocking our view, such as the obvious nuisance, the event horizon (Naked Singularity, 2007). In 1965, a British mathematician by the name of Roger Penrose proved that every black hole must and will always contain a singularity (Couper & Henbest, 1996). For without it, a black hole wouldn’t have been able to form in the first place (Naked Singularity, 2007). Yet, when he heard of the theory of naked singularities, Roger Penrose immediately created a cosmic censor. This was essentially a hypothesis which tested against the naked singularity theory (Cosmic Censor Hypothesis, 2007). There are two different versions of this hypothesis, the weaker and the stronger. The weaker cosmic censor hypothesis simply states that in essence, a naked singularity would be observable, but anyone who has ever observed it shall be sucked in anyways (Cosmic Censor Hypothesis, 2007). The stronger hypothesis essentially states that no singularities, even those who are naked, are ever visible to any observer (Cosmic Censor Hypothesis, 2007).
"...it would be possible to observe a singularity without anything blocking our view, such as the obvious nuisance, the event horizon"32
There is only one theory that explains the formation of naked singularities (Couper & Henbest, 1996; Naked Singularity, 2007). Once a body has imploded to become a black hole, only those which spin in a sideways manner have the chance of becoming a naked singularity (Naked Singularity, 2007). Due to the sideways rotation, it creates a strong electric field (Couper & Henbest, 1996). As the electrical charge starts to grow, and the spin increases with it, the inner event horizon and the outer event horizon merge and collide (Couper & Henbest, 1996). The theory then states that once the collision follows through, all that remains is an unclothed singularity. If this is in fact possible, it may give scientists a chance to understand more about this natural wonder, which has graced the universe for billions of years (Naked Singularity, 2007).
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