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Black hole discoveries win 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

Black hole discoveries win 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

NIKLAS POLLARD and DOUGLAS BUSVINE THREE scientists who unravelled some of the deep mysteries of black holes, the awe-inspiring pockets of the universe where space and time cease to exist, have won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics. Roger Penrose Britain's Roger Penrose, professor at the University of Oxford, won half the prize of 10 million Swedish crowns ($1.1 million) for his proof that black holes are a direct consequence of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity. "It was an extreme honour and great pleasure to hear the news this morning in a slightly unusual way - I had to…
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