META -- lines chopped up

Lyle Burkhead (
Sat, 12 Oct 1996 16:27:23 -0500 (EST)

What follows is part of a post from Forrest Bishop that arrived this
morning. I am reproducing it exactly as it appears (without the usual >
since that would disturb the format):


blast wave that encircles the core, similar to the White Dwarf scenario. The
sudden energy release would then blow off the outer layers of the Sun, like a
One method of providing this trigger is to fire an object at the Sun, that is la
rge enough
and fast enough to penetrate the outer layers without burning up, and deposit
s energy in
the pre-critical region.

The case of a supernova chain reaction at the core of the Milky Way Galaxy
has b
een studied
in some detail, and may have already occured a number of times. There is
tly a big
(4 million+ Solar mass) Black Hole at the galactic core that occasionaly
gulps d
own a
stray star or two. The resulting fireworks may have provided the energy


Sometimes this stuff goes on for pages. The same thing happens with
posts from other people, such as Davin C. Enigl and David Musick.
Narrower margins might fix this problem. (Of course I have probably
been on Forrest's kill list since last April, so he won't get this message.
Oh well... )