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1 million trillion amps in the sky #208553 01/28/13 12:34 AM
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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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Re: 1 million trillion amps in the sky [Re: wa2ise] #208554 01/28/13 01:45 AM
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Paralleling a couple breakers ought to do the trick...


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Re: 1 million trillion amps in the sky [Re: wa2ise] #208556 01/28/13 03:44 AM
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That figure is trivially small for a black hole.



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Re: 1 million trillion amps in the sky [Re: wa2ise] #208566 01/30/13 09:53 AM
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Wa2sie,

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

Re: 1 million trillion amps in the sky [Re: wa2ise] #208567 01/30/13 09:59 AM
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Put one of Krugman's trillion dollar coins behind the fuse.


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