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Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to 3 scientists for findings on black holes

Three scientists won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for advancing our understanding of the interstellar phenomenon known as black holes.

Britain’s Roger Penrose, professor at the University of Oxford, won half the prize for his work using mathematics to prove that black holes are a direct consequence of the general theory of relativity.

German scientist Reinhard Genzel of the Max Planck Institute and University of California, Berkeley, and American astronomer Andrea Ghez of the University of California, Los Angeles, shared the other half of the prize for discovering that an invisible and extremely heavy object governs the orbits of stars at the centre of our galaxy.

Ghez is only the fourth woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, after Marie Curie in 1903, Maria Goeppert-Mayer in 1963 and Donna Strickland in 2018.

The award comes with a gold medal and more than $1.1 million.

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    thanks for info

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    MsCarla Jefferson

    Awesome news! I’m very happy for you both👏👏👏👏👏👏

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    Why that stupid music? You ruined your video. WHY? Are you so thick not to understand how irritating this music is? SHAME ON YOU!

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    Hah hah, black holes are fairy tales for adults…..

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    🤦‍♂️ So that’s what the Nobel peace prize is for…people who keep the masses in the dark and deceived so they don’t find out the truth…hence keeping the peace.

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    So black holes are real or?

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    Congrats to all three!!! ⭐️🪐💫

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    What did we all get from a Black Hole? Another Black Hole. Pathesic's. 🍷

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    Иван Грибов

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    George Thandayutham


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    Congratulations! Wish the music would have been muttered!

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    Very nice 😍💋 💝💖♥️❤️

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    Chaya Becker Belen Acosta

    So Nice 💘💘💘💘💘💘

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    Congratulations to the winners. Too bad our fellows in the medical professions are being subject to such disrespect these days.

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    Actually I need to ask for the hundred years this white man nobel prize has how many others race award in scientists field 🤣🤣🤣🤣

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    But still can't find a cure for corona. Keep studying the black holes 🤷🏾‍♂️

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    Scientists in democratic world work hard to discover new things, Chinese 🇨🇳 scientists steal them.

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    Independent thoughts are illegal in China 🇨🇳, Chinese scientists have no choice but to steal others' IP.

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    Beware of the following DANGEROUS words,
    that the Chinese 🇨🇳regime is using to recklessly MANIPULATE and CONTROL other people:

    – "descendents of Dragons",
    – "Chinese blood", 
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    – "China motherland",
    – "Belongs to China",
    – "China's internal affair",
    – "Inseparable part of China",
    – "Since ancient times".

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    Today will be proclaimed EDDIE VAN HALEN day….

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    Glad their alive to receive it

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    Black holes kept her awake while mom’s voice kept me awake

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    I dont understand the fascination with black holes. Lets focus on dark matter

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    I look forward to finding out how we can harness the power of a blackhole and turn them into stargates or some sort of massive PowerStation.

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    Malcolm Valentine


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    Freedom Of the press

    What about the guys who found Brown holes,

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    cool now wheres the cure for covid 19 !?!?!?

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    More prizes for science fiction.

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    trumps got 3 coming

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    Garbage science, garbage awards. Global pushes more garbage than city landfill bulldozers

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    Penrose was awarded the Nobel Prize for work he did the year my parents were borned lol

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    Three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize for their work on black holes. The Trump Administration immediately objected and said that research should be directed towards white holes as well.

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    🎉🎊🎉㊗️☀️🌎🌹🇬🇹👍👍👍 Congratulations to your guys! Really proud of you guys and so Happy for you all. Amitabha! 😃😃😃🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🌹🌹🌹

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