Uneventful Horizons

“In chatting with colleagues after a talk this week, Joe Polchinski said he’d love to fall into a black hole. Most theoretical physicists would.”
— Black holes: the perfect gift for most theoretical physicists on your shopping list. Did you know that none of their theories about what would happen if you fell in make any sense, even to them? There’s time to figure it out, though. Maybe.

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