Quantum gravity takes singularity out of black holes

30/05/2013 10:35

12:17 29 May 2013 by Katia Moskvitch

Falling into a black hole may not be as final as it seems. Apply a quantum theory of gravity to these bizarre objects and the all-crushing singularity at their core disappears.

In its place is something that looks a lot like an entry point to another universe. Most immediately, that could help resolve the nagging information loss paradox that dogs black holes. [Read more] ...