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Twenty Years of Debate with Stephen

  title={Twenty Years of Debate with Stephen},
  author={Leonard Susskind},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  • L. Susskind
  • Published 3 April 2002
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
This is my contribution to Stephen Hawking’s 60th birthday party. Happy Birthday Stephen! 1 Crisis and Paradigm Shift Stephen, as we all know, is by far the most stubborn and infuriating person in the universe. My own scientific relation with him I think can be called adversarial. We have disagreed profoundly about deep issues concerning black holes, information and all that kind of thing. At times he has caused me to pull my hair out in frustration – and you can plainly see the result. I can… 

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