American, 2 others win Nobel in Physics for black hole discoveries


Have won the Nobel Prize in physics for their work on black holes. CBS News correspondent Elaine Cub has a story. This year's physics prize celebrates what the Nobel Committee called one of the most exotic objects in the universe. Black holes have long fascinated humans. Britain's Roger Penrose received half of the prize for proving in 1965 that black hole formation is possible, largely using Einstein's theory of relativity. The second half was shared by German Reinhardt, Denzel and American Andrea Gaze for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our Galaxy. Elaine Cobb,

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