Could there be another universe?: Stephen Hawking’s theory on black holes

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Could there be another universe?: Stephen Hawking’s theory on black holes

Tahir Razzaq

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Not only was a planet similar to Earth  discovered, we now have a information on black holes that could change our whole aspect of the universe. For centuries black holes were thought to have only sucked in gravity and anything that enters a black hole could never escape. However, on Aug. 25, 2015, Stephan Hawking explains “there’s a way out” of black holes.

According to NASA, black holes are when stars have lost fuel and collapse inward. It is so powerful that it can trap light, infact it can trap anything in its way.

During the year 1974, Hawking described how a black hole would emit radiation, but will evaporate any particle sucked in.

Many physicists used to believe that information can possibly escape the black hole, but Hawking rebuttles that argument. However, 31 years later, with many calculations, Hawking believes that it is very possible for information to leak. Thus, proving that there could be another universe.

Well know for his theoretical theories on physics, Hawking addresses that there is a way out of black holes.

“The existence of alternative histories with black holes suggests this might be possible,” Hawking said. “The hole would need to be large and if it was rotating it might have a passage to another universe. But you couldn’t come back to our universe.”

He concluded: “I propose that the information is stored not in the interior of the black hole as one might expect, but in its boundary, the event horizon.”

Hawking explains that even though a black hole leaks out radiation, that radiation doesn’t carry any information about the material swallowed up inside it. His new idea is that everything that falls in affects the way the radiation comes out. So information about what gets sucked in is really stored in the radiation after all.

“It’s so cool living in a world where everything is happening before our eyes. Who knows what other secrets about the universe will be discovered and that is what makes me question our world,” said senior Stephanie Tamras.

Hawking’s words echo around the world and this theory maybe help physicists explain the phenomenon on the big bang theory. Who knows what will be encountered in the future, but this information is helping us getting closer to many unanswered questions about the mysterious universe.

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