Article: 261624 of talk.bizarre
From: Andrew Solberg <>
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Date: 1 Dec 1995 14:08:50 -0500
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We almost didn't catch it in time -- a tiny black hole
hurtling through space, due to arrive in twenty years.
Computer models confirmed our worst fears: it would 
strike our sun, and the two would destroy each other in
a cataclysmic explosion.

Engineers began design on an enormous Ark to preserve
some small portion of terrestrial life, but they 
despaired of ever building a drive large enough to
provide sufficient acceleration.  The solution was
found in the nature of the problem; our engine is a
bowl, ninety miles across, aimed at our doomed sun.

Let's ride this wave.  Buckle up.

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