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episode 153: What is a Black Hole Firewall, and Do They Really Exist??


What is a black hole firewall? How does it solve some paradoxes when it comes to black holes? Do the firewalls actually exist? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!

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Thanks to Cathy Rinella for editing.

Hosted by Paul M. Sutter, astrophysicist and the one and only Agent to the Stars (http://www.pmsutter.com).

 

00:00 Event Horizons

04:25 Hawking Radiation and the Information Paradox

09:41 Black Hole Complementarity

14:21 Entanglement and the Revenge of the Paradox

16:59 The Firewall

Video credits: NASA, Andrew Hamilton


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 2021-06-01  38m