On the topology of black holes

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We establish from local hypotheses some results concerning the final state topology of black holes. We show that the surface of a black hole must have 2-sphere topology and that the topology of space in its vicinity is simple.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-66
Number of pages14
JournalCommunications in Mathematical Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics


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