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What's kind of damage could this weapon do?

  1. Jul 2, 2016 #1
    I want to represent a species advanced enough that they can create small black holes at will. If I understand correctly, a micro black hole will evaporate quickly and at a very predictable rate. So a weapon can determine the range to an enemy ship and create a black hole to evaporate in exactly the time it'll take it to be fired that distance. I know it's very hot and sending off gamma rays, when it does finally evaporate, it does so with a burst, right? How powerful of a blast would it produce? Could it damage a ship?
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  3. Jul 2, 2016 #2


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