URL: Black Holes

From: Amara Graps (amara@amara.com)
Date: Wed Jun 07 2000 - 16:38:54 MDT

From: Damien Broderick <d.broderick@english.unimelb.edu.au>, Wed, 07 Jun 2000

>It's a lovely and terrifying picture: enormous galaxies roll themselves up
>out of dust at the dawn, the compressed mass at their cores igniting into
>an infalling cascade of black holes, the orbital surround of the entire
>central catastrophe *blazing* with quasar ferocity until most of the
>feedstuff has been swallowed or hurled away. Then the galaxies calm down a
>little, leaving a more benign arena for next generation stars, and planets,
>and the likes of us... If there were any early sophont arrivers in that
>first, comparatively closely compacted era, they'd have lived (with immense
>difficulty) in a sky ocean of raging actinic light not seen since the Bang

I dunno Damien. I was rather fond of the picture of the black holes burping.


P.S. Here's my smiley :-)

Did you just make the above up on fly or is that from one of your books?
Very inspirational and poetic words.

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