Re: laboratory "black holes"

From: Chris Russo (
Date: Fri Jan 26 2001 - 06:40:36 MST

> >> >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.


Chris Russo

"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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