gravitational singularity


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gravitational singularity

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I was hoping that Professor Hawking would provide me with enough juice to get me through the first five minutes of someone (a blonde, typically) asking me what I thought of gravitational singularity theorems.
Hawking has written about gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity.
Large quantities of matter and energy concentrate in an infinitely small space, the gravitational singularity, where space-time curves towards infinity and all matter is destroyed.