Sliders Vortex compared to a Real Vortex

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The Vortex on the right was photographed by Bryan Williams at Wanaque, NJ (2/98).

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Unlike the Science Fiction version, no light will come through the center of a vortex or wormhole, because it takes a lot of energy to keep a vortex open. The center of a theoretical wormhole should collapse to minimum size for stability, and should be dark and occluded as in the real example.

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