David Kirkpatrick

March 7, 2008

Artificial black hole created

Filed under: Science, Technology — Tags: , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 12:59 pm

From KurzweilAI.net

Artificial black hole created in lab
physicswolrd, Mar. 6, 2008University of St Andrews physicists are the first to create an artificial black-hole system in which Hawking radiation could be detected.

The experiment used the refractive index of a fiber optic as the analogy for a gravitational field of a real black hole.
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