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Are black holes still considered theory or are they accepted as real ,the sa same way pulsars and quasars are.


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Pulsars and quasars were discovered observationally. Black holes are predicted theoretically. The challenge with pulsars and quasars is to develop theories to explain them. The challenge with black holes is to find the observational evidence to support the theory. Recent observations from the Hubble Space Telescope have provided the best evidence to date for the existence of black holes. I think most scientists would now agree that black holes exist.

Hawley



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