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cosmic censorship




A hypothesis arising from the mathematics of black holes that asserts that it is impossible for the Universe to contain naked singularities. Any singularities that do exist, theory suggests, must be hidden from view by an event horizon. The only possible exception to this rule is the entire Universe which may effectively be a colossal black hole seen from the inside, its origin being the naked singularity of the Big Bang.


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