# The Large Scale Structure of Space-Time

@inproceedings{Hawking1973TheLS, title={The Large Scale Structure of Space-Time}, author={Stephen William Hawking and George F R Ellis}, year={1973} }

Einstein's General Theory of Relativity leads to two remarkable predictions: first, that the ultimate destiny of many massive stars is to undergo gravitational collapse and to disappear from view, leaving behind a 'black hole' in space; and secondly, that there will exist singularities in space-time itself. These singularities are places where space-time begins or ends, and the presently known laws of physics break down. They will occur inside black holes, and in the past are what might be… Expand

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