publication . Article . Preprint . 2007


Samir D. Mathur;
Open Access
  • Published: 25 May 2007 Journal: International Journal of Modern Physics D, volume 17, pages 583-589 (issn: 0218-2718, eissn: 1793-6594, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Pte Lt
Comment: 8 pages, 5 figures (this essay received an honorable mention in the 2007 essay competition of the Gravity Research Foundation)
Persistent Identifiers
arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
free text keywords: Space and Planetary Science, Mathematical Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, High Energy Physics - Theory, Gravity well, Event horizon, Black hole thermodynamics, Physics, Membrane paradigm, Extremal black hole, Classical mechanics, Black hole, Horizon, Quantum gravity
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