Their calculations suggest that a black hole a few attometers or so across (an attometer is a nano-nanometer, smaller than a proton), with a mass on the order of a million metric tons, could provide large amounts of power for decades before shrinking to nothingness and disappearing in a final explosive poof.
What does AM stand for?
AM stands for Attometer (10 E^-18, one quintillionth)
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- Assembly Member
- Asset Management
- Assistant Manager
- Associate Member
- Associate of Music (degree)
- Aston Martin
- Asymmetric Multiplier (NIOSH)
- Asynchronous Mode
- Atlantic Microsystems (Bell Atlantic & Nynex Wireless Cable)
- Attacking Midfielder (soccer position)
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I could do even better if Google allowed am as an abbreviation for attometer or fm as an abbreviation for femtometer.
CLEO/QELS/PHAST PLENARY SPEAKERS David Reitze, professor of physics at the University of Florida, will present "The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory: Probing the Dynamics of Space-Time with Attometer Precision" on Monday, May 5 about the detection of gravitational waves, which promises to open up a new astrophysical window to the universe.