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Some articles on black holes, black hole, black:

Black Holes In Fiction - Games
... In the video games Super Mario Galaxy and Super Mario Galaxy 2, black holes are the equivalent of bottomless pits in which if Mario (or Luigi) falls or slips off ... when Mario defeats Bowser, his galaxy collapses into a supermassive black hole and starts consuming the universe ... Only the Lumas were able to neutralize the black hole ...
Safety Of Particle Collisions At The Large Hadron Collider - Large Hadron Collider - Specific Concerns - Concerns Not Meeting Peer Review
... professor at the University of Tübingen, argues that micro black holes created in the LHC could grow exponentially ... have not definitely ruled out the potential catastrophic threat from microscopic black holes, including the possible danger from Hawking radiation emitted by black holes ... "Astrophysical implications of hypothetical stable TeV-scale black holes", responded to Plaga's concerns ...
M-sigma Relation - Importance
... in 2000, a large discrepancy existed between black hole masses derived using three techniques ... on the motion of stars or gas near the black hole seemed to give masses that averaged ~1% of the bulge mass (the Magorrian relation) ... argument, which computes the cosmological density in black holes needed to explain the quasar light—both gave a mean value of M/Mbulge that was a factor ~10 smaller than implied by the Magorrian ...
Sandip Chakrabarti
... then asked him to solve the Dirac Equation in Kerr black hole geometry ... Subsequently, he concentrated on black hole astrophysics, received his Ph.D ... Major work in this period includes nucleosynthesis around black holes with Prof ...
Science Writing Award - Past Winners: Scientist
2003 Ray Jayawardhana Astronomy Magazine "Beyond Black" 1999 John Wheeler and Kenneth Ford W.W ... Norton Geons, Black Holes Quantum Foam 1998 Leonard Susskind Scientific American Magazine Black Holes and the Information Paradox 1996 Mitchell Begelman ... Gravity's Fatal Attraction Black Holes in the Universe 1994 Kip S ...

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