Black Hole Entropy

Some articles on black hole entropy, black holes, entropy, black hole:

Black Hole Thermodynamics - Black Hole Entropy
... the second law of thermodynamics is to admit that black holes have entropy ... If black holes carried no entropy, it would be possible to violate the second law by throwing mass into the black hole ... The increase of the entropy of the black hole more than compensates for the decrease of the entropy carried by the object that was swallowed ...
D-brane - Black Holes
... Another important use of D-branes has been in the study of black holes ... the 1970s, scientists have debated the problem of black holes having entropy ... dropping an amount of hot gas into a black hole ...

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