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Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it

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Astronomy

Sound collision

Just a reminder. While y’all are bitchin’ about being locked down and having to wear a mask, the Andromeda galaxy is inching ever closer to the Milky way. (I say… Continue Reading

Astronomy

Scale

This is awesome! At a hop, skip and a jump, the red hyper-giant VY Canis Majoris is about 3900 light years away from earth. The radius of VY CMa is… Continue Reading

Astronomy

Not to scale

This makes our Solar System seem WAY more… eh… I want to say interesting, but our Solar System is relatively interesting… to us I mean, since it gave us life… Continue Reading

Astronomy

Have Tardigrades, will travel

With additional commentary vis-a-vis  Aliens  ‘One small step for the water-bear, one giant leap for tardigrade-kind’ Like most people (I imagine) I’m fan of the moss-piglet. And as interplanetary colonizers… Continue Reading

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Anomalous objects

According to the article is probably an asteroid (five times the size of Hawaii)… made of metal… buried beneath the surface of the moon. But I’m inclined to put my… Continue Reading

Astronomy

You might be cool…

…but you will (probably) never be Samantha Cristoforetti cool. Rocking a Star Trek (Starfleet) insignia on her t-shirt and giving the Vulcan salute from the ISS with earth in the… Continue Reading

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Planetary impacts

When you trip… and fall… and graze you knee… remember… You just collided with a planet. And survived, walking away with just a scratch. How many interstellar objects can say… Continue Reading