Usually Hawking radiation is treated from the point of view of an observer outside the black hole (by which I mean the event horizon, not the supposed singularity), in which case it is possible (although maybe not convenient) to treat the black hole as not having an interior. However, let us suppose that the black hole has an interior, and that an observer spends the last few moments of her life looking at the Hawking radiation. Now, I don't want to discuss whether or not a particle is falling in or whether a particle is tunneling out. What I am interested in arises from the observation that the point of view of someone outside can be phrased as looking at the black hole from its future. (If I am stumbling already here, then a correction would render the rest of the question irrelevant.) This seems intuitive, since information takes a while to get there. However, could one say that looking at the emission from the inside was like looking at it from the black hole's past? On one side, this would seem to follow from symmetry, but perhaps that is too superficial and this cannot be said. On the other hand, if it can be said, I have a harder time forming an intuitive justification (beyond symmetry) for it. So, my questions are: (a) is this a silly extension, and if not, then (b) can one give an intuitive picture of it, perhaps in the form of information transfer? Thanks.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# I Looking at emission of Hawking radiation from inside

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