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Hawking radiation

  1. Feb 11, 2015 #1
    When virtuals particles appears near a black hole , the one with a negative charge is attracted by the black hole , and as mass is proportional to energy , the black hole "evaporates" . My question is , why the particle attracted is always the one with the negative charge , is it because of electromagnetism ? (The black hole being charged postivly )
    Sorry or the faults , i'm not english :)
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  3. Feb 11, 2015 #2


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    Where did you read this? What makes you think it is so?

    Are you referring to particle/antiparticles?

    Here is a diagram showing one of each type escaping.
  4. Feb 11, 2015 #3
    I think i just might have missunderstood what i red. 'Thank you very much , that's usefull ! :)
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