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Jul 1, 2022

What If We Could Harness the Energy of a Black Hole?

Posted by in categories: cosmology, physics

What would happen if you put a couple of physicists in a room with a rope, a box and a black hole? They might come up with a plan to power the Earth for centuries. Black holes aren’t something you come across every day. To make a black hole of your own, you’d have to squeeze a star ten times bigger than our Sun into a sphere the diameter of New York City.

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