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I was (superficially) reading about the information loss paradox. Of what i understood it's based on the complete evaporation of the black hole via hawking radiation, so in some sense all the energy of a black hole will eventually become radiation.

The following question immediately popped up in my head, perhaps it's quite naive, i don't know. If a black hole is evaporated, that means that its mass will continuously decrease, right? The statement that the whole black hole will be evaporated, implies that it will evaporate radiation until its mass m→0. In turn, this implies that there exist black holes with m→0!

How is that possible? I see here a pretty obvious non-physical situation, that e.g. there exists black holes with masses of the order of nanograms (!) and less. How can an infinitesimally small mass create such a huge spacetime distortion? Somethings seems to be wrong here, isnt it?

Thanks for all the help beforehand :)

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# Is there a minimum mass for black holes?

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