Oi vey.... Black holes do not exist! What to do now...

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    Sep 25, 2014 1:50 PM GMT
    http://www.iflscience.com/physics/physicist-claims-have-proven-mathematically-black-holes-do-not-exist
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    Sep 25, 2014 1:57 PM GMT
    Absolute bullshit. She wrote a paper that has not even been peer reviewed.

    William Unruh, a theoretical physicist from the University of British Columbia, pointed out some fatal flaws in the paper's argument.

    “The [paper] is nonsense,” Unruh said in an email to IFLS. “Attempts like this to show that black holes never form have a very long history, and this is only the latest. They all misunderstand Hawking radiation, and assume that matter behaves in ways that are completely implausible.”

    According to Unruh, black holes don’t emit enough Hawking radiation to shrink the mass of the black hole down to where Mersini-Houghton claims in a timely manner. Instead, “it would take 10^53 (1 followed by 53 zeros) times the age of the universe to evaporate,” he explains.

    “The standard behaviour by such people [who don’t understand Hawking radiation] is to project that outgoing energy back closer and closer to the horizon of the black hole, where its energy density gets larger and larger,” he continued. “Unfortunately explicit calculations of the energy density near the horizon show it is really, really small instead of being large-- Those calculations were already done in the 1970s. To call bad speculation "has been proven mathematically" is, shall we say, and overstatement.”
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    Sep 25, 2014 2:38 PM GMT
    I thought they said they can see blackholes because the light bends when they are in front of stars or something like that and I'm pretty sure they do have photos
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    Sep 25, 2014 3:20 PM GMT
    I subscribe to that same science source on Facebook. I am surprised he posted this article because it has clearly been shot down scientifically. He usually doesn't post such articles.
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    Sep 25, 2014 7:25 PM GMT
    I read that as black hoes....
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    Sep 25, 2014 7:48 PM GMT
    I thought it's another race thread, claiming there are no black bottoms. And if they are bottoms they are not really black.
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    Sep 25, 2014 10:28 PM GMT
    Sweetooth saidI read that as black hoes....



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    Sep 25, 2014 11:03 PM GMT
    Scruffypup said
    Sweetooth saidI read that as black hoes....



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    Sep 25, 2014 11:35 PM GMT
    Scruffypup said
    Sweetooth saidI read that as black hoes....



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