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Q & A: black hole energy

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
How much energy in joules will be produced or released by the decay of a mini black hole that has the mass of 10 micrograms?
- Yevgeniy Perev (age 21)
NYIT, USA
A:
This sounds like a straight E=mc^2 calculation. That gives 9x10^8 Joules.

mike w

(published on 10/22/2007)

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