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JordanCClark wrote: »
I'm pretty sure one exists in my clothes dryer. About the size and shape of a sock...
Dr_Acula wrote: »
Please don't make a black hole today, humanoido. I've got too many clever propeller projects I want to finish!
Heater. wrote: »
So it seems we need to build a collider capable of smashing things with a quadrillion, or a million-billion, times more energy than the Large Hadron Collider is capable of. It is said that particles with far more energy than the LHC can impart are hitting the Earth's atmosphere all the time. We have not been consumed by a black hole as a consequence yet....
Humanoido wrote: »
Do you think there's a way to control the path of incoming cosmic rays and focus their energy to smash neutrons or other particles?
xanatos wrote: »
I personally think Black Holes could make great pets. You could carefully feed them all your junk and trash, and balance it against Hawking Radiation, and keep a controlled and stable system for all your disposable needs... :-)
Tor wrote: »
And if you feed it enough it'll start pulling on you.. you could use it to create your own artificial gravity. Stephen Baxter did that in a novel (Timelike Infinity IIRC), some folks in space on a platform-like structure had carefully placed a bunch of small black holes in a matrix below the floor.
There are many potential good apps for tiny black holes. NASA would be interested - astronauts who are in space for long journeys, i.e. on their way to Mars and Europa, need gravity to prevent bone and body breakdown.
Heater. wrote: »
I'm talking about your everday black hole as you might find at the back of the vegetable tray in my fridge.
Dave Hein wrote: »
Even if you could create black holes to make gravity how are you going to keep everything from acceleration towards the black hole? Anything you use to keep the black hole away from you will be sucked in.
jonabel1971 wrote: »
There is a Google Scholar paper entitled "Gravitational Magnus Effect" which attempts to show the Magnus effect (or Spin-Hall Effect) is potentially responsible for gravity.
Starting from the rigorous equations of motion for spinning bodies in General Relativity (Mathisson-Papapetrou equations), we show that indeed such an effect takes place and is a fundamental part of the spin-curvature force.