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The Man Who Discovered Cosmic Black Holes: Karl Schwarzschild

Cosmic Black Hole

A Cosmic Black Hole

Black Holes: They seem like such an major part of the universe we understand today, yet we’ve only known of their existence for less than a hundred years! It was in the year 1916 that a man named Karl Schwarzschild began to prove the existence of black holes based on the research of scientists like Albert Einstein, among others. But who exactly is Karl Schwarzschild, anyway, and how did he come to discover the existence of black holes?

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