Scientists Make Black Hole in Fiber Optic Cable: World Doesn't End

OK, so its not quite as sensational as it sounds— UK scientists have been trying to simulate conditions near the event horizons that shroud black holes, and they've cleverly simulated a horizon using pulses of light in a special optical fiber. So, no disastrous gravity well was made and the world didn't suddenly end… » 3/10/08 9:55am 3/10/08 9:55am