The Ultimate Guide to Black Holes

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  • Just one doubt. You guys said that black hole has no memory or information of it's past, while Dr. Leonard Suskind proved that information is not lost but conserved on the surface of a black hole (Holographic law).

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  • I think our universe is like a battery, and just like every battery the energy is limited as long entropy does its job. So these first bilion years are just the "spark", while the hawking radiation, after all that has left in universe is black holes, its the estable state of this batery. For zilions of years...

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  • A massless object travels at the speed of light and a massive object slows time down. Then doesn't the matter that falls into a black hole go backwards in time?

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