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Jack comments on Max Tegmark on our place in history: "We're Not Insignificant After All" - Less Wrong

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Comment author: whpearson 04 January 2010 04:03:51PM 0 points [-]

Might we be able to see them if they went in front of galaxies or other highly luminous body?

Comment author: Jack 04 January 2010 06:01:05PM 0 points [-]

Come to think of it, wouldn't they look a lot like black holes?

Comment author: whpearson 04 January 2010 06:31:01PM 0 points [-]

Not really. The black hole might have hawking radiation it should also gravitationally lens the surroundings more than a dyson sphere.

It might also have an accretion disc.