Mathematician Stephen Hawking who has long argued the ins and outs of black holes now reasons that they don’t even exist, at least not in the form we imagine. The whole idea of an event horizon beyond which the singularity’s massive gravitational field will not allow anything to escape, not even light, is a theoretical construct that cannot persist once quantum mechanics is taken into account, apparently. In other words, very, very, very grey is the new black.
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