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Hawking Slays His Own Paradox, But Colleagues Are Wary

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Science  30 Jul 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5684, pp. 586
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5684.586

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DUBLIN, IRELAND-- Stephen Hawking claimed last week that he had solved one of the most important problems in physics: whether black holes destroy the information they swallow.