Pardon my ignorance , but I was wondering if any of you might be able to inform me as to any possible danger in the attempt to create nano-blackholes here on Earth.
I know that they are supposed to evaporate almost immediately via Hawking radiation, but what if this doesn't happen?
In the worst case scenario where the blackholes form together and fall into the center of the Earth where all that heavy uranium, lead and iron reside, what might be the result? How long would the Earth survive? Keep in mind that the the Earth's gravitational pressure could "force-feed" the blackholes.
Also, how do they intend to control them? It seems to me that a blackhole can't be susceptible to electromagnetic manipulation since any charge it has would be contained within the event horizon. Is this correct?
Lastly, if this works I presume they'll want to do it again, only bigger. Then again, only bigger. Then yet again, only bigger. When does someone start to draw lines here?
Wouldn't it be best to pursue these experiments off-world sometime in the future? Someplace far away?
I just finished watching the tape of "A Brief History of Time" wherein Stephen Hawking explains Hawking radiation. My opinion is that his conclusions are illogical.
As he stated the virtual pairs are broken apart by the event horizon, but it's a 50-50 chance whether the particle or anti-particle falls in. Therefore there can be no net change to the mass. Half of something minus half of something equals no change.
The radiation certainly should exist, but it should be the result of space itself radiating free particles and anti-particles, not a result of a loss of mass of the black hole itself.
Does this make sense?