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    Wormhole 002

    Hi there. Would you please proofread the following text? Any help would be appreciated.

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    Dylan had answered the big question. Is it possible to create a wormhole? Not just mathematically. Mathematically it had been possible for decades but not in reality. The thing that no one would find easy to believe was that he had done it using a minuscule amount of energy, no blackhole needed.

    However, now there were many more questions to answer; first, from a technical perspective, how to stabilise it. The question that filled Dylan's mind, though, was. What the hell happened to the almost nine point five centimetre part of the pencil? Could some child in a parallel universe be wondering from where the extra pencil had come?

    Dylan increased the power, hoping it would increase the stability of the wormhole. There was no noticeable change, or at least he thought not. Dylan changed other parameters to open the exit vortex at different distances, but no, the collapse was still at 3.9 seconds. He built tiny probes, twenty-three millimetres in diameter, to record information and sent them through, nothing, no, not nothing.

    The sensors were limited, but Dylan had synchronised their clocks to 30 decimal places. Each probe that had passed through was now out of sync by minus point five seconds. He did not know what this meant though he had a few ideas. Dylan realised he needed to construct a new device that could accommodate a more preponderant set of sensors.
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    Re: Wormhole 002

    Quote Originally Posted by rodgers white View Post
    Hi there. Would you please proofread the following text? Any help would be appreciated.

    ************************************************** ************************************************** *

    Dylan had answered the big question. Is it possible to create a wormhole? Not just mathematically. Mathematically it had been possible for decades but not in reality. The thing that no one would find easy to believe was that he had done it using a minuscule amount of energy, no blackhole needed.

    However, now there were many more questions to answer; first, from a technical perspective, how to stabilise it. The question that filled Dylan's mind, though, was. What the hell happened to the almost nine point five centimetre part of the pencil? Could some child in a parallel universe be wondering from where the extra pencil had come from?

    Dylan increased the power, hoping it would increase the stability of the wormhole. There was no noticeable change. Dylan changed other parameters to open the exit vortex at different distances, but no, the collapse was still at 3.9 seconds. He built tiny probes, twenty-three millimetres in diameter, to record information and sent them through. Nothing happened.

    The sensors were limited, but Dylan had synchronised their clocks to 30 decimal places. Each probe that had passed through was now out of sync by minus point five seconds. He did not know what this meant though he had a few ideas. Dylan realised he needed to construct a new device that could accommodate a more preponderant set of sensors.
    Two things. One, I think it is usually spelled black hole. Two, the world you created seems to be populated by geniuses.
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    Re: Wormhole 002

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Two things. One, I think it is usually spelled black hole. Two, the world you created seems to be populated by geniuses.
    Yeah, you're right. Wormholes are tunnels in space-time that can theoretically allow travel anywhere in space and time, or even into another universe. In many ways, wormholes resemble black holes. Both kinds of objects are extremely dense and possess extraordinarily strong gravitational pulls for bodies their size. The main difference between the two is that no object can theoretically get back out after entering a black hole's event horizon — the threshold where the speed needed to escape the black hole's gravitational pull exceeds the speed of light — whereas any object entering a wormhole could theoretically reverse course.
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    Re: Wormhole 002

    One more thing. Wormholes are, I am fairly sure, purely theoretical. On the other hand, there is strong evidence that black holes do in fact exist.

    (I am willing to be proven wrong.)
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    Re: Wormhole 002

    I sometimes lay awake at night wondering what would happen if a black hole was sucked into a wormhole.

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    Re: Wormhole 002

    minuscule amount of energy, no blackhole needed
    How about a semicolon?

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