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Black hole lifespan, what happens in the end?

  1. Feb 19, 2012 #1
    ive read they will last 10^100 years before heating up and exploding
    is this correct?
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  3. Feb 20, 2012 #2


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    I don't have the quantitative information, but it depends on size. Large black holes last a lot longer than small ones.
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