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Samir Mathur gives a very accessible (heuristic?) account of Hawking radiation and why it leads to the black hole losing mass. You can access the page here. It's a work in progress and is updated about once every couple of months. To summarize, the lifetime of particles is dictated by $\Delta E \Delta t < \frac{\hbar}{2}.$ Normally this means that the ...

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