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Hawking's black hole paradox explained - Fabio Pacucci

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Today, one of the biggest paradoxes in the universe threatens to unravel modern science: the black hole information paradox. Every object in the universe is composed of particles with unique quantum properties and even if an object is destroyed, its quantum information is never permanently deleted. But what happens to that information when an object enters a black hole? Fabio Pacucci investigates.

The total amount of quantum information in the Universe ____.

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Meet The Creators

  • Director Igor Coric
  • Educator Fabio Pacucci
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Illustrator Monika Lang
  • Animator Nemanja Petrovic
  • Sound Designer Cem Misirlioglu
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Brian Gutierrez