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We're One Step Closer To Proving Black Holes Evaporate

Submitted by Gizmodo on August 15, 2016 - 6:15pm

In the 1970s, Stephen Hawking made an audacious prediction that black holes aren’t totally black; they evaporate over time, emitting tiny amounts of radiation in the process. Now Israeli physicists have reported the strongest evidence to date that Hawking was right in a new paper in Nature Physics.