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I read the article about mathematicians-disprove-conjecture-made-to-save-black-holes and was wondering: could we compare the universe to Meteorology and geophysics on earth to answer some of questions in the universe? Eg. in this case the mathematics of how a typhoon or cyclone's interiour works could be mapped to answer the space time math of the black hole beyond the Cauchy horizon? I also see further analogy between dark matter distribution in space and ocean currents on earth, or is this too far fetched?

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  • $\begingroup$ Your question is too broad and generic. Moreover the spacetime mathematics of the interior of a black hole is already described by an appropriate change of coordinates from Schwarzschild to Eddington–Finkelstein or to Kruskal–Szekeres coordinates. $\endgroup$ – Michele Grosso May 26 '18 at 8:11
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    $\begingroup$ Seeing an analogy is a start for critical thinking, not the conclusion. In what way are they similar? Are there important dissimilarities? Can you use the analogy to discover nontrivial ideas and express them rigorously? $\endgroup$ – Anders Sandberg May 26 '18 at 13:35
  • $\begingroup$ Because of the analogy I'm wondering if the drag force isn't missing in the general relativety equations, which could explain both dark matter and black hole effects? $\endgroup$ – Eli Sep 4 at 20:30

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