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A region of space–time that is the time reversal of a black hole, meaning that matter would explode out of a white hole. Although white holes have sometimes been invoked to explain some violent events in the universe, there are strong theoretical arguments suggesting that they cannot exist.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — Physics.

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