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Virtual particales and black holes.

  1. May 3, 2013 #1
    So i have heard that virtual particales just pop-in and pop-out of existence, but if a black hole is near those particale one of the pair of the virtual particales gets sucked in. So what happens to the other particale?
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  4. May 4, 2013 #3


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    Hawking himself presented the popular explanation of Hawking radiation in terms of virtual particles. Nevertheless this explanation is missleading b/c these are not virtual particles in the ordinary sense
  5. May 4, 2013 #4
    yeah..that is what you call hawking's radiation..
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