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#208553 - 01/28/13 01:34 AM 1 million trillion amps in the sky  
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In the March 2013 issue of Sky and Telescope, page 22 there's mention of a black hole generating a million trillion amps of charged particles. Imagine the overcurrent protection you'd need for that...


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#208554 - 01/28/13 02:45 AM Re: 1 million trillion amps in the sky [Re: wa2ise]  
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Paralleling a couple breakers ought to do the trick...


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#208556 - 01/28/13 04:44 AM Re: 1 million trillion amps in the sky [Re: wa2ise]  
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That figure is trivially small for a black hole.



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#208566 - 01/30/13 10:53 AM Re: 1 million trillion amps in the sky [Re: wa2ise]  
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Wa2sie,

No problem. I figure a Fed.-Pacific breaker should be able to handle it with out tripping! smile


#208567 - 01/30/13 10:59 AM Re: 1 million trillion amps in the sky [Re: wa2ise]  
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Put one of Krugman's trillion dollar coins behind the fuse.


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