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What Sonic Black Holes Say About Real Ones | Quanta Magazine

Can a fluid analogue of a black hole point physicists toward the theory of quantum gravity, or is it a red herring?

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The Math Trick Behind MP3s, JPEGs, and Homer Simpson's Face – Facts So Romantic – Nautilus

Nine years ago, I was sitting in a college math physics course and my professor spelt out an idea that kind of blew my mind. I think…