The information paradox: a pedagogical introduction

  title={The information paradox: a pedagogical introduction},
  author={Samir D. Mathur},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  • S. Mathur
  • Published 5 September 2009
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
The black hole information paradox is a very poorly understood problem. It is often believed that Hawking's argument is not precisely formulated, and a more careful accounting of naturally occurring quantum corrections will allow the radiation process to become unitary. We show that such is not the case, by proving that small corrections to the leading order Hawking computation cannot remove the entanglement between the radiation and the hole. We formulate Hawking's argument as a ‘theorem… 

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