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chikie wrote: Could also be satellites.


Oh yeah, I forgot about that, I think in this case that's it.
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First thing that came to mind was "it flipped over because it's melting".

But I could be wrong... I wish I was...

[after reading the article...]

I was right.
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icebergs flip over all the time, global warming or no
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They get tired of keeping their 90% under a basket.
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Here's what it sounded like: bung
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ukimalefu wrote: Image

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THEN you see it...........................................................now you don't:

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The Bad Astronomer explains why this set of pics is important to our understanding of the cosmos.


Basically there are more massive stars in what we can see in the universe than can be accounted for the number of supernovas that we have spotted. It simply could have been that we just have not recorded enough of them, but it was proposed that MAYBE some--perhaps MOST?--of these massive stars do not explode in supernovas but shift into their black hole phase through a comparatively gentler--being merely millions of times brighter than our Sun as opposed to HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS times brighter as with supernovas--explosion and collapse.

After a bunch of surveys a number of candidate stars were found and this was the first one to provide such evidence.
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DEyncourt wrote:

Ahem.


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well i certainly hope we get up there asap in order to mine that ice till it's gone
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well you need something to make cold drinks up there.

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welcome to earth!
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"TOS ain’t havin no horserace round here. “Policies” is the coin of the realm." -- iDaemon
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now start working to reduce the footprint of that machine and than they could really rake in the money by having them next to drink machines and if it can go small enough air soft/paintball guns.
Its easy to know what you are against, quite an honour to know what you are for.
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On a walk today my dogs found a turtle:

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Then I noticed that I had interrupted egg laying:

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So I put the turtle back in exactly the same spot and shooed the dogs away.
Not even duct tape will fix stupid, but it can muffle the sound.
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The aliens are arriving
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What Goes On In The Minds Of Spiders?
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The black dot in the upper left is Mercury passing in front of the Sun.

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Looks like it's right on top of it but it's about 30 MILLON miles away.

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