One of Stephen Hawking's predictions seems to have been borne out in a man-made "black hole."
18 June, 2019
Image source: NASA/JPL-Caltech
- Stephen Hawking predicted virtual particles splitting in two from the gravitational pull of black holes.
- Black holes, he also said, would eventually evaporate due to the absorption of negatively charged virtual particles.
- A scientist has built a black hole analogue based on sound instead of light.
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