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From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Mon May 21 2001 - 19:34:46 MDT

At 11:41 PM 5/21/01 +0200, you wrote:
>I'm getting my weekly fix of Science
>Another whopper is detection of matter signatures just it waves a final kiss
>to this universe, and to disappear below event horizont final curtain.
>Cool 140 Hz, while whipping around a 60 km object, then waving buh-bye, and
>poof! Never to be seen again. The best thing is that we don't have anysuch
>object at our doorstep. Whew. Even not mentioning looking down the polar
>jets, the accretion disk alone is mightily bright.

Why does this particular item get yr knickers in a (n-dimensional) twist?
Because it *proves* the reality of black holes and Other Places? Is
potential cause for alarm like GRBs? Is source of energy? Is basis for
propulsion technique? Just looks so goddam cool? Other?


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