Re: Pocket Black Holes

Anders Sandberg (
18 Nov 1999 10:10:26 +0100

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <> writes:

> A black hole half a meter across would mass more than the entire Earth.
> Earth converted to a black hole would be about a centimeter across;
> Jupiter, I believe, would be six meters. So register me as going with
> the skeptics.

It should be noted that his "black hole" is not really based on standard GR, so the measurements do not have to be equal. After all, it isn't even black, since it let's through photons but not electrons. The more I think about it, the sillier it appears.

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