The Multiverse’s Pocket Dimensions: Mini-Black Holes, Ihita Anne

‘The flowers were so beautiful, so delicate and unthreatening, but they choked everything around them.’-Scott Westerfield. We’re all familiar with the pop culture trope that manages to capture the blurry intricacies of an entire realm in a finite space patch. This concept may not be entirely fantastical, however. Some scientists believe in the possible existence of quantum mechanical black holes, or mini black holes. The nature of these black holes(substantial mass paired with a small size) require both the laws of relativity and quantum mechanics to be at play. The origin of these primordial zones, according to Stephen Hawking, may have been as a byproduct of the Big Bang. They die as their larger counterparts do: through Hawking radiation. An object that enters these hypothetical cosmic boneyards seals their fate of being ripped atom from atom.


Answering Generations of Space Mysteries

If these tiny black holes exist, they may give us insight into the universe’s fourth or even fifth dimension. In the fourth dimension, the event horizon masks the singularity. Singularity is the point at which the matter’s density and space-time are infinite at the hole’s center. The known laws of physics do not support fifth dimensional black holes. The University of Cambridge conducted a computerized black hole simulation for the fifth dimension. Unlike the fourth dimension, the singularity in the fifth is fully exposed due to time wearing on the lines that are attached to what appears to be a black hole ring in the simulation. This is the concept of ‘naked singularity’.




Conclusion

After years of effort and research, scientists are finally seeing black holes. The future of pocket realms and the fifth dimension is unclear, nonetheless youth run organizations are tireless in their endeavors to make sense of the inexplicable and infinite multiverse. We must continue to pick up the pieces, or clear the table if you will, of the Big Bang’s leftovers.


Work Cited

“NOVA | Monster of the Milky Way | Tiny Black Holes.” PBS, Public Broadcasting Service, www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blackhole/tiny.html.

Hall, Shannon. “Wild Theory: 5-Dimensional Black Holes Could Break Laws of Physics.” Space.com, Space, 23 Feb. 2016, www.space.com/32008-five-dimensional-black-holes-theory.html.

“Extra Dimensions, Gravitons, and Tiny Black Holes.” CERN, home.cern/science/physics/extra-dimensions-gravitons-and-tiny-black-holes.


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