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maurvir wrote: Image


The spinning light was bound by wild desire
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It's so big, you can see it from SPACE!
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Wow, Canada sure has some impressive beaver!
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hence the expression "busy as a ..."
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I thought that expression referred to Swiss' mom.
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snail laying eggs

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grab the skillet!
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...so I'm supposed to find the Shadow King from inside a daiquiri?
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HA! good one
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star gets pulled in by a black hole, tidal forces tear it apart ... as the debris trail circles the black hole the star collides with itself

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talk about a gargantuan catastrophe
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TOS wrote:talk about a gargantuan catastrophe


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma-ray_burst

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Geeze; somethin' else to worry about ... :paranoid:
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That's pretty unlikely. If you want something more probable to worry about Google "quasi-resonant amplification (QRA) of synoptic-scale waves”
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and it's just a coincidence that the logo behind it looks like a creepy face, right?
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space-x landing gear with humans for scale

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ukimalefu wrote: and it's just a coincidence that the logo behind it looks like a creepy face, right?

Well, kinda:

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another close-up of jupiter

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That reminds me of the cloud formations in Flash Gordon.
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dude, how the hell old are you?
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TOS wrote: dude, how the hell old are you?

What? I loved that movie when I was a kid.

My mom had a thing for bad 'B' movies and enjoyed humorous overacting.

NOT THE BORE-WORMS!!!
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user wrote: Image

No. BRIAN BLESSED.

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The color distracts from the awesomeness of Flash.
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dv wrote:
TOS wrote: dude, how the hell old are you?

What? I loved that movie when I was a kid.

My mom had a thing for bad 'B' movies and enjoyed humorous overacting.

NOT THE BORE-WORMS!!!

That, and the soundtrack stick fiddling rocks!
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ah, okay ... i take it you guys are talking about that 80s flesh gordon flick, not the cheesy 1930s serial
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Some of us are.
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FLASH!

AAAAAHH!!!

SAVIOUR OF THE UNIVERSE!
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it's not an image, just a remarkable story ... gravitational waves kicked a supermassive black hole out of a galaxy

Researchers estimate that it took the equivalent energy of 100 million supernovas exploding simultaneously to jettison the black hole. The most plausible explanation for this propulsive energy is that the monster object was given a kick by gravitational waves unleashed by the merger of two hefty black holes at the center of the host galaxy.


holy crap that's just an incomprehensible amount of force
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that's very cool
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blue origin has really big windows

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Well, if I'm gonna pay a lot of money to be in space for a few minutes, I want to see all I can.
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fireballs are quite thrilling
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nbd bro

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