Scientists figured out how to turn black holes into power sources

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  1. Calliers

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    A group of scientists from Columbia University recently published a paper detailing how humanity could power an off-Earth colony by tapping into one of the universe’s largest and most powerful resources: black holes.

    The big idea here is that a spinning black hole gives off a certain amount of energy. If we enveloped this energy field with an external gravity source (a big gravity gun?) we could force the singularity to generate negative energy. This negative energy would, theoretically, sort of switch places with some escaping positive energy, thus freeing it from the black hole’s hungry grasp and making it available for use as a power source.
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    I had been waiting for this event for all my life! When I found out what the black hole is, the first question was "How to use this massive power for human benefit," and, finally, this moment has come. Thx for sharing the source with us!
     
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    Not exactly the engine of a Romulan Warbird, but it will do for now.
     
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    I made a cracking Airfix model of a Romulan Warbird a few years ago, here is a picture of it in its stand.

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    Obviously its cloaked HAHAHHAHHAHAH .... I will get my coat :)
     
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    That was funny. :)
     
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