re:Hole in a box

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Fri Feb 15 2002 - 04:49:15 MST

On Thu, 14 Feb 2002, Amara Graps wrote:

> This equation assumes a hydrogen gas sphere in hydrostatic equilibrium,
> with the total energy transport via radiation.

Actually, it would probably make sense to keep a 10 kK hole in an opaque
sphere pressurized with hydrogen. What is the power output at that
blackbody maximum, about that of a nuke?

> Are these the assumptions that you want?

You're the resident astrophysicist here. Would feeding the nanohole with
dust at all make sense?

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