principle of equivalence :
- n (physics) the principle that an observer has no way of distinguishing whether his laboratory is in a uniform gravitational field or is in an accelerated frame of reference
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- A Black Hole Mystery Wrapped in a Firewall Paradox
A paradox around matter leaking from black holes puts into question various scientific axioms: Either information can be lost; Einstein's principle of equivalence is wrong; or quantum field theory needs fixing.
Aug. 12, 2013 - New York Times