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When you said "big enough", you pointed to a question that mentions a black hole of about 6 $\times$ 108kg. The answer marked as correct in that question says that matter will mostly be unable to interact with the black hole at all. Someone asked the scientists at Cornell how long a black hole one order of magnitude more massive than yours would take to ...


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While you can't split a black hole in a conventional sense I wouldn't completely rule this out because of Hawking radiation. The smaller the hole the hotter it radiates--but that's because more of the virtual particles are escaping. What happens when you construct a handwavium machine that pulls all those virtual particles away from the black hole? It ...


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