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Spacetime Wave Pool
All the fun of a wave pool crossed with the mysterious thrill of a black hole!
All this talk of the LHC possibly making micro black holes
has set me a-thinking. If we can make these little black
holes, why not use them to warp spacetime for our own
personal edification, particularly a wave pool!
Imagine a gigantic particle accelerator smashing together
enough force to create a micro black hole
which will exist for only a fraction of a second before
dissipating. If we can get our frequencies down we can
create these black holes in such a way as to make waves in
spacetime which will then propagate outwards. Outside of
the collision chamber of the particle accelerator is a large
pit filled with (wealthy) patrons (I mean really, would we
let poor people do this?) who will experience the curious
effect of warped time, space, and mass. Oh the
For double your pleasure you can set up another particle
accelerator who's wave production can be adjusted relative
to the first one to create either constructive or destructive
interference, giving rise to complex regions of spacetime
warping that would make movement across the local area
quite interesting indeed!
Hot Tub Time Machine
[jaksplat, Mar 09 2010]
||Does my bum look big in this warped space?
||sortof a lazy way to build a rollercoaster; don't even bother with curved tracks, just hang blackholes here and there.
||The warp and weft of her bikini top strained suggestively at the ministrations of the singularities inexorable pull. Just one more second, only a single brief instant of time stood between a glorious unvieling and all the proof of causality I would ever require...
...and that's how I lost my big toe.
||For small singularities, the gravity gradients will be fearsomely steep, and the tidal forces in close proximity will be extreme ...
||What a good idea ! Well done, [Postscript] ! Go on then, you first ...
||Bad science. The black hole created in an accelerator would have less mass than a flea, so there would be no warped space to experience.
||So, 1000 synchronised accelerators.