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  • Escape Velocity

    In order to escape the pull of an event horizon of a so-called "black" hole, one must be travelling at speeds that - solid - matter cannot physically. If my body were to travel anywhere near 670,616,629 miles per hour it would vaporize or my atoms would be scattered across light years. So the notion of travelling at potentially twice that speed in order to gravitate away from some lumbering, invisible force gobbling up everything in its path is confounding. 

    However, there is another way that my information could escape one of these infinitely dense objects - it can evaporate. 

    Effectively, all matter (information), so said Hawking, evaporates as radiation - dubbed Hawking–Zel'dovich radiation - at some point from these black-bodies falling in all directions out there above and below this tiny sphere on which we reside. 

    To put it simply, the way out is through.