Category Archives: Steve Giddings


Scientists’ greatest pleasure comes from theories that derive the solution to some deep puzzle from a small set of simple principles in a surprising way. These explanations are called “beautiful” or “elegant”. Historical examples are Kepler’s explanation of complex planetary … Continue reading

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Production of Gravitational Waves

“My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky.”William Wordsworth— My Heart Leaps Up This post is based on “the production” and not the detection of gravitational waves. It does serve it’s purpose, that I explain what … Continue reading

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Blackhole Creations

Steve W Your paper linked: STUDY OF POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS EVENTSDURING HEAVY-ION COLLISIONS AT THE LHC:REPORT OF THE LHC SAFETY STUDY GROUP Cosmic Rays 2.21 Cosmic-ray processes reach the energies and energy densities that will be encountered at the LHC and, … Continue reading

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Calming the Fears by Making Aware

If we discover the Planck scale near the TeV scale, this will represent the most profound discovery in physics in a century, and black hole production will be the most spectacular evidence of that new discovery It is important to … Continue reading

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Tiny Blackholes in Cosmic Observations?

205th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society 9-13 January 2005 — San Diego, CA I am kind of interested to find further information on how microstate blackholes might have been generated and looking at the concentration of minds, I wonder … Continue reading

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