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@negative Assuming there's an equal chance that Hawking Radiation will force the release a particle or an antiparticle from a black hole, how can black holes evaporate? Wouldn't they be gaining and losing mass in equal measure?

@johnhattan @negative I was thinking about this yesterday… and when particle meets antiparticle, they don’t turn into nothing. They turn into two particles worth of energy. Energy behind an event horizon would be indistinguishable from mass. So wouldn’t Hawking radiation actually increase the mass of a black hole?

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