# The ubiquity of black holes in modern physics

@inproceedings{Rocha2021TheUO, title={The ubiquity of black holes in modern physics}, author={Jorge V. Rocha}, year={2021} }

This is a translation of an article written originally in Portuguese for the journal Gazeta de F́ısica, in a special edition celebrating the 2020 Nobel prize in physics. The text targets a broad audience and focuses on the key ideas and developments in an entirely non-technical fashion, requiring from the reader only a keen interest in theoretical physics. The aim is to explain in an accessible way —employing only basic and intuitive concepts— the huge influence black holes have had in modern…

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