Nobel Physics

From left, Reinhard Genzel, astrophysicist at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics; Andrea Ghez, professor of physics and astronomy at UCLA, and Roger Penrose of the University of Oxford. [MATTHIAS BALK/DPA, ELENA ZHUKOVA/UCLA, DANNY LAWSON/PA VIA AP]

STOCKHOLM — Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for establishing the all-too-weird reality of black holes — the straight-out-of-science-fiction cosmic monsters that suck up light and time and will eventually swallow us, too.

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