Archives for March 29, 2012

A Little Black Hole Goes A Long Way

“[The black hole] teaches us that space can be crumpled like a piece of paper into an infinitesimal dot, that time can be extinguished like a blown-out flame, and that the laws of physics that we regard as ‘sacred,’ as immutable, are anything but.” -John A. Wheeler To an astronomer on any other world, the…