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Andy Gilmore – latest New Scientist cover 

On the hole 

No-one can accuse Andy Gilmore of not taking on the big subjects in his illustrative work. Just a few months ago he produced an image representing the entire universe for the front cover of New Scientist magazine. This month he returns to the same magazine, this time tackling black holes, the still largely mysterious presences which sit at the heart of our galaxy and possibly our entire existence. To find out more about how the black hole information paradox still forms an unbridgeable gap between general relativity, Einstein’s theory of gravity, and quantum theory, you’ll need to pick up the magazine. Until then you can simply gaze into the void summoned up by Andy’s illustrative skills.