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What if Singularities DO NOT Exist?

Season 10 Episode 1 | 14m 44s

It's not too often that a giant of physics threatens to overturn an idea held to be self-evident by generations of physicists. Well, that may be the fate of the famous Penrose Singularity Theorem if we're to believe a recent paper by Roy Kerr. Long story short, the terrible singularity at the heart of the black hole may be no more.

Aired: 02/21/24
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