### Despite What You May Have Heard, Black Holes Haven’t Exactly Been Disproven

#### Rumors of black holes' deaths have been greatly exaggerated.

New mathematical calculations by Laura Mersini-Houghton, a physics professor and theoretical physicist at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, show that black holes may not actually exist! Amazing, right? Well, yes, it *is* amazing, but that doesn't make it a fact.