Black Holes in Fiction - Classification of Black Holes - Quantum Black Holes - Weaponization


In "The Borderland of Sol," also by Niven (see item below), a much smaller black hole is maneuvered by space tugs to attack interstellar vessels during their final approach to the Solar System. The agility required for these depredations, plus the fact that the singularity can also be manipulated by a massive "grabber" arm located on a secret asteroid, imposes an upper limit on its mass suggesting that its lifetime must be explosively brief—an insurmountable difficulty for a tale of this kind.

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