Stephen Hawking applies quantum field theory to black hole spacetimes (18 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

He shows that black holes will radiate particles with a blackbody spectrum which can cause black hole evaporation

Citation:
Editors. "Stephen Hawking applies quantum field theory to black hole spacetimes". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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