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launching job applications hard enough to escape the black hole's pull

When applying to a job that requires sending your application through a black-hole applicant tracking system, is it a great or terrible idea to also send a copy (cold-emailed) directly to a relevant person at the organization? [more inside]
posted by threeants on Mar 4, 2013 - 11 answers

And wash away the rain?

What is the minimum mass that would be requisite to form a black hole? [more inside]
posted by shakespeherian on Nov 2, 2012 - 9 answers

Could somebody please help me misunderstand black holes a little less badly?

Is the point singularity at the centre of a non-rotating black hole a proper spacetime point (i.e. an event) or does it have some sort of world line? [more inside]
posted by flabdablet on Jun 7, 2012 - 7 answers

Does a black hole that decelerates from relativistic speeds lose enough mass to cease to be a black hole?

Does a black hole that decelerates from relativistic speeds lose enough mass to cease to be a black hole? [more inside]
posted by MighstAllCruckingFighty on Jul 17, 2011 - 17 answers

Holographic universe physiology

If the 2d universe is holographic, does the surface descriptor end at the "middle" of the universe? [more inside]
posted by torpark on Mar 21, 2011 - 5 answers

Suicidal singularities?

Can a black hole unblackholeify itself when it 'sucks in' less dense matter? [more inside]
posted by vckeating on Sep 8, 2010 - 19 answers

Was the entire universe created by the Big Bang, or is the space/time generated by the Big Bang part of a larger universe?

Was the entire universe created by the Big Bang, or is the space/time generated by the Big Bang part of a larger universe? [more inside]
posted by Lownotes on Jun 23, 2009 - 23 answers

I'm not a physicist but I play one in front of my friends

Help me explain why the Large Hadron Collider doesn't spell our doom. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Sep 11, 2008 - 34 answers

My god, it's full of Stars

I'm looking for a series of hardback science fiction anthologies I dimly remember from childhood (sometime in the mid 80s). I think it had a one word title with a number, and the series went up to at least number five. I remember two stories in particular... [more inside]
posted by Artw on Jan 13, 2008 - 11 answers

Black Holes for dummies

Can someone please explain to me in very basic terms the modern understanding of black holes and worm holes as a conceivable means of space/time travel? [more inside]
posted by np312 on Jul 25, 2006 - 10 answers

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