All is not lost if you fall into a black hole - you could simply pop up in another universe, according to Stephen Hawking.

The celebrated physicist has a new theory about where lost information ends up after being sucked into a black hole, a place where gravity compresses matter to a point where the usual laws of physics break down.

In a public lecture in Stockholm, Sweden, Prof Hawking said: "If you feel you are in a black hole, don't give up. There's a way out." He said he had discovered a mechanism "by which information is returned out of the black hole". ...[Continue reading on the Guardian]