The Royal Swedish Academy of Science announced the winners of the Nobel Prize for 2020. The honor will be shared by a team of scientists; cosmologist Roger Penrose received half the prize for his “discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity"; Andrea Ghez and Reinhard Genzel will share the other half of the prize “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy.” Ghez is the fourth woman in history to be awarded this honor. Penrose's work on black holes began back ins 1965, and the work has sped quickly in the last few years to proof that black holes really do exist and aren't just a mathematical curiosity.

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