> >> >But now physicists believe they may be able to bridge
>>> >the gap by studying tiny 'black holes' created in the laboratory.
>>> Given the enormous probability of other life in the universe, I've
>>> often wondered if the reason that we've never encountered them is
>>> because there are certain technologies and experiments along the path
>>> to knowledge that inevitably end up destroying your planet.
>It might help for people to *read* the original brief news report
>(which discusses an idea raised quite some months ago) before running off
>at the keyboard in an excited fashion. The lab pseudo-singularities
>proposed are *not* repeat NOT gravitational singularities. They are
>possibly heuristically useful toys using acoustics and optics. No planets
>will be destroyed in the making of these experiments.
Yeah, that's exactly what the Beldevians in the Ursa Major constellation said.
-- "If anyone can show me, and prove to me, that I am wrong in thought or deed, I will gladly change. I seek the truth, which never yet hurt anybody. It is only persistence in self-delusion and ignorance which does harm." -- Marcus Aurelius, MEDITATIONS, VI, 21
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