Entanglement may reveal more about black holes? ...Even micro ones!

In summary, the conversation discusses the possibility of using entangled particles to learn more about black holes, but many of the assumptions made are incorrect. We do not currently have a way to test this theory and anything said on the topic is speculation.
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Could an entangled particle (or larger entangled object), sent into a black hole, reveal anything new about black holes, with the connected entangled partner outside the black hole? Can entanglement escape the singularity and communicate with its partner?

I've heard the singularity is a rip in spacetime. If the entangled constituent in the black hole goes through this rip, can it still communicate with its entangled partner? Could it communicate what it sees on the other "side"? Like a system of entangled constituents that can report back intelligently?

If it stops communicating with its partner, does that mean that it is on the other "side" and is cut off? Or maybe the incredible gravity and compacting, collapsed it to determine the state of its partner? But if it doesn't collapse its partner to a state, then that would imply that indeed it has gone on to the other "side"!

I know that there have been "micro black holes" created in particle accelerators. So maybe we don't have to send anything into deep space, in order to answer these questions!

https://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=hadron+collider+microscopic+black+hole+signatures

https://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=black+hole+wormhole
 
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jaketodd said:
I've heard the singularity is a rip in spacetime.
Where? Sounds like a popularization trying to be clever. A singularity is a mathematical object, not a physical one.
jaketodd said:
If it stops communicating with its partne
There is no communication in entangled pairs. Where are you getting this?
jaketodd said:
I know that there have been "micro black holes" created in particle accelerator
There have not.

It will be hard to converse sensibly because many of the assumptions are not correct.
 
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jaketodd said:
I've heard
Where? Please give a specific reference.

jaketodd said:
the singularity is a rip in spacetime
That's not correct.

jaketodd said:
I know that there have been "micro black holes" created in particle accelerators.
No, there haven't.
 
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jaketodd said:
Could an entangled particle (or larger entangled object), sent into a black hole, reveal anything new about black holes, with the connected entangled partner outside the black hole?
This is a valid question, and could have been your entire OP, since pretty much everything else in the OP is based on invalid assumptions, as @Vanadium 50 has pointed out.

The answer to the question just quoted above is that we don't know, because we don't have a theory of quantum gravity and we have no prospect of running any experiments in this domain any time soon. So anything anyone says on this topic is speculation at this point.
 
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PeterDonis said:
anything anyone says on this topic is speculation at this point
And with that, this thread is closed.
 
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