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PHYSICISTS COULD SOON BE CREATING BLACK HOLES IN THE LABORATORY QUANTUM BLACK HOLES

@inproceedings{Carr2005PHYSICISTSCS,
  title={PHYSICISTS COULD SOON BE CREATING BLACK HOLES IN THE LABORATORY QUANTUM BLACK HOLES},
  author={Bernard J. Carr and Steven B. Giddings},
  year={2005}
}
M AY 2 0 0 5 Ever since physicists invented particle accelerators, nearly 80 years ago, they have used them for such exotic tasks as splitting atoms, transmuting elements, producing antimatter and creating particles not previously observed in nature. With luck, though, they could soon undertake a challenge that will make those achievements seem almost pedestrian. Accelerators may produce the most profoundly mysterious objects in the universe: black holes. When one thinks of black holes, one… Expand