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Stephen Hawking's New Black-Hole Paper, Translated: An Interview with Co-Author Andrew Strominger

Stephen Hawking's New Black-Hole Paper, Translated: An Interview with Co-Author Andrew Strominger

January 13, 2016

This week Hawking, the University of Cambridge physicist Malcolm J. Perry, and the Harvard University physicist Andrew Strominger posted a paper online in which the authors claim to make real progress toward solving the black-hole information paradox. Despite the inviting title—“Soft Hair on Black Holes”—the paper is mercilessly technical, so I asked Strominger to walk me through it. An edited… Read more about Stephen Hawking's New Black-Hole Paper, Translated: An Interview with Co-Author Andrew Strominger