Black holes may be brick walls that bounce information back out
Source: New Scientist
Author: Sara Scoles
Excerpt: IT’S another salvo in the black hole wars. The edge of a black hole might be a brick wall against which information about in-falling stuff bounces back like a tennis ball, says Nobel laureate Gerard ’t Hooft of Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
’t Hooft was responding to Stephen Hawking’s 25 August announcement of a new solution to the information paradox – a problem that has plagued scientists for 40 years.
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