SPECULATIVE PAPER BY N. KARDASHEV AND A. SAKHAROV ON CHARGED MASS IN SPACE AT C

Created: 9/8/1971

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SPECULATIVE PAPERAROAShEV AND A.H4RGEC MASS IN SPACE AT CONFERENCE ON GRIGINS OP LIFE,OW SCIENTIFIC LEVEL CF OTHER SOVIET PAPERS

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I. SPECULATIVE PAPERC PREPAREC ON GENERALY COLLAPSINGLACK HOLE IN SPACE. HISHASEflKAT IONALLY FAMOUS THEORETICAL PHYSICIST,KARDASHEv" IS VERY MUCH LIKE HIS SUPERIORlNST1TUrE' -US- SHKLOVSKIY, IN HISBl-eMS. HE IS NOT AFRAIC TC SPECULATE IN HISAKHARGVNCER MEO THEMEN fl CH^GEO MASS CR BODY COLLAPSESFCftE NQT CHARGED* THE MASS WOULD -POtNT 0F GRAV IT4TICNAL SINGULARITY 4H0 Bi GONE

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FCREVcR. IN OTHER WORDS, THE MASS WCULO CLOSE IN ON ITSELF AMDO MORE CONTACT WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD. THE SOVIETS SPECULATED ON WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF THE MASS HERE CHARGED. THEY STATED THU THEN THE MASS WOULD BE ABLE TO BOUNCE. IT HOLLO COLLAPSE BUT BOUNCE BACK OUT. HOWEVER, THELL COME 8ACKIFFERENT PART CF SPAC* TIME- AFTER HIS PRESENTATION,VS ATTENDEE THiT SAKHAROV WAS MOSTLY INTERESTED IN HIS CHARGEO MASS PHENOMENON STUDY BECAUSE IT INDICATES THAT THE STRUCTURE OF SPACE MAY BE

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KAKDASHEV HAS INTERESTED IN THE STUDY FROM THEA* IMPLICATIONS IT HAS FOR ASTROPHYSICS, PRQVIOED THE CASK PHYSICS CP THE PHENOMENON IS CORRECT. THE US ATTENOEE FELT Th8 AUThPRS' SPECULATIONITTLE FANTASTIC 4NC ThEY hadATHER JiuSnApER WAS GROUNDED IN GOOD ANDTHE US ATTENDEE CONSIDERS KAROASHEV TOV=RY COMPETENTO FURTHER TO EE VERY SELF POSSESSED. HE RECALLED AN INCIDENTHE SPAIhG1 WHEN. MATVEO HE VISITED ACADEMICIAN LEV ARTSlMOVICH, SECRETARY OF THE ACADEMY'S DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL PHYSICS ANDATVEYENKO, INSTITUTE FOR COSMIC RESEARCH , IS A COMMUNIST PARTY

RYOLITICAL MATTERS. HE WAS ALMOST CRINGING IN ARTSIMOVICH'S PRESENCE WHEREAS KARCASHEV WAS COOL ANO CONFIDENT IN HIS BUSINESS LIKE DISCUSSIONS. WITt- THE SENIOR ACADEMICIAN. INSCIENTIFIC LEVEL CF MOST CF THE SOVIET PAPERS AT THIS CONFERENCE WAS MOT VERY HIGH. ONE LITTLE KNOWN SOVIET (SOURCE COULO NGT ReCAMERY NAIVE PAPER ON THE DETECTA8ILITY OFNOTHER SOVIET, WHO WASPm= iicir HAS ESTABLISHES TQ /NVESTIGATE UNUSUAL PHENOMENA. II OTHER va*LYING SAUCERS, GAVEtFiuUi lALKS ACTuALCY VERY HUMORCUS.

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APPROACH WAS, "WELL, CF COURSE,KNOW THERE ISN'T ANYTHING TO THIS ALLEGED PHENOMENON (FLYINGUT DM THE OTHERURING HIS TALK SHKLOVSKIY AND CTHES SOVIETS JOKED ANDI0USLY DIO NOT TAKE THE SPEAKER'S REMARKS SERIOUSLY.

shklovskiy rsmarkeo laters attendee that the "flyingommittee;', consists of many politicians, theorists, Hi 5tor-.ans ano similar type pecple. it has little if any scientific talent.

ntertaining talk on some interesting out unimportant subject. t al iy l. gINZ8LRG, one of the leading

lsqalk on the basis of is' the identification ano comparison of fundamental

n physics. GINZ8URGirst rate mind amd is sounder in his physics knowleoce than shklovskiy. gimzburg thinks realistically, which was shown on his answers attendee's question about the conference. the soviet was asked whether the conference was worthwhile in that it was mostly devoted to

twegretical subjects. very remote frck tangible goals. gtnze'jrg said, "well, if it helps to build up support for the soviet Researchers to get new astronomical equipment, then certainly the conference makes sense".

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