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A black hole with the mass of a nickel would cause an explosion three times bigger than both atomic bombs combined. 00:42
A black hole as wide as a nickel would have slightly more mass than the Earth. 01:02
A black hole with the radius of a nickel would destroy the Earth and draw the moon into an elliptical orbit. 01:58