Lab-grown black hole behaves just like Stephen Hawking said it would

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The article states that (due to Hawking radiation), 'alone, given enough time (much longer than the age of the universe), a black hole could completely evaporate away.' Also stated is, 'Hawking radiation is so weak compared to the background radiation of space'. Would not the background radiation of space also enter the event horizon of a black hole meaning that the replacement level of particles entering the black hole would exceed the loss of the virtual particles being emitted from it?
 
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The article states that (due to Hawking radiation), 'alone, given enough time (much longer than the age of the universe), a black hole could completely evaporate away.' Also stated is, 'Hawking radiation is so weak compared to the background radiation of space'. Would not the background radiation of space also enter the event horizon of a black hole meaning that the replacement level of particles entering the black hole would exceed the loss of the virtual particles being emitted from it?
Good thinking, for the time being I would agree with you but I think there would come a time after the universe had expanded so much then the background radiation would one day become weaker than the Hawking radiation.
 

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