Do black holes have "hair"?

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Do black holes have "hair"?
« on: 26/01/2016 17:20:32 »
Do black holes obliterate what falls into them, or do they leave a faint ghost of the structure of what they have digested?
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Re: Do black holes have \
« Reply #1 on: 27/01/2016 01:22:16 »
Would the 'hair' be a 2 dimensional surface or a 3 dimensional volume? Since the matter falling in is 3 dimensional some information is lost in a two dimensional holography.
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