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Nobel Prize 2020 in Physics awarded to British, German, US scientists for findings in cosmology, black holes

Firstpost | 06/10/2020 05:15 PM | Click to read full article

Using mathematical models, Roger Penrose proved that the formation of black holes as possible, relying solely on Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity.

Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez looked at the dust-covered center of our Milky Way galaxy where something strange was going on, several stars moving around something they couldn’t see at the time – a supermassive black hole around 4 million times our sun's mass.

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