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I Status of Adami's solution to Firewall paradox?

  1. Apr 3, 2016 #1


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    A bit over two years ago, Chris Adami et al. published their solution to the firewall paradox (referred to without source in http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2014/plugging-the-hole-in-hawkings-black-hole-theory-1/, perhaps referring to http://arxiv.org/abs/1310.7914). But what has happened in the intervening two years? That is, before I take the trouble to try to understand this solution, I would like to know whether these results have been accepted (1) as being mathematically valid, and (2) a satisfactory solution in physics, and (3) a generally accepted solution, and if not, why not.
    (Note: I am not sure whether this belongs in cosmology, in quantum physics, in general relativity, or beyond the standard model. I am opting for cosmology, but am open to moving the post.)

    [Moderator's note: moved to Quantum Physics.]
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  3. Apr 3, 2016 #2


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    I think this could be in BTSM.

    As far as I know, the firewall paradox is unresolved.
  4. Apr 3, 2016 #3

    Buzz Bloom

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    Hi atyy:

    Would you please be more specific about what "BTSM" is. I tried to search for it but had no luck.

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  6. Apr 4, 2016 #5


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    The firewall is not a paradox. It is a proposed solution of the black-hole information paradox. Of course, there are also many other proposals, each with its own problems:
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