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Entangled particles and black holes

  1. May 20, 2004 #1
    Two photons are emitted from the same point in a crystal and they travel in opposite directions.I find the direction one photon is moving in and this
    means I instantly know the direction of the other photon.But the other
    photon had passed an event horizon into a black hole when I made my measurement - am I allowed to have information about the direction the second photon was moving in - doesn't information get lost in a black hole?
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  3. May 20, 2004 #2
    As I understand it, nothing ever actually reaches the event horizon. We preceive its time slowing down. It just gets ever closer as time goes on. So how can information ever be lost by things falling into it. They never actually reach the edge.
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