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A"black hole theorem,"and its implications

  title={A"black hole theorem,"and its implications},
  author={Steven B. Giddings},
A “black hole theorem” is stated, exhibiting the basic conflict of the information problem. This is formulated in a more general context than that of quantum field theory on a background, and is based on describing a black hole as a quantum subsystem of a larger system, including its environment. As with the Coleman-Mandula theorem, the most important point is probably the loophole in the “theorem,” and what this tells us about the fundamental structure of quantum gravity. This “theorem” in… 

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