The Super-Massive Black Hole Stays on a Diet

At the very center of our galaxy lives a gigantic black hole with a mass more than four million times that of the Sun. The existence of such an immense monster does not constitute an anomaly in our Universe but rather a common occurrence since most (if not all) galaxies host huge black holes in their center. These... Continue Reading →

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Black Hole Information Paradox: Firewalls or Chaos ?

A few weeks ago Stephen Hawking released a paper discussing the black hole information paradox that triggered an intense debate in the scientific community and had a large impact on the public. I have discussed his paper on this blog and I refer to that post for further reference. In short: Stephen Hawking suggested a... Continue Reading →

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