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(NYPost)   Hubble telescope captures image of two galaxies colliding so violently they're seeing stars   (nypost.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Milky Way, galaxies colliding, NASA's Hubble space telescope, long time, Galaxy, Sun, small relative, chaotic state  
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6 days ago  
Is THAT where heaven is?

/kidding, thanks subby.  ima upvote this one, i like it.
 
6 days ago  
THERE IS A PLACE WHERE TWO GALAXIES HAVE BEEN COLLIDING FOR A MILLION YEARS, said Death, apropos of nothing. DON'T TRY TO TELL ME THAT'S RIGHT.
 
6 days ago  
woah woah woah NSFW
 
6 days ago  
Sooo what happens to the supermassive blackholes at the centers of them? Do they merge into an even larger one?
 
6 days ago  

scottydoesntknow: Sooo what happens to the supermassive blackholes at the centers of them? Do they merge into an even larger one?


They will likely merge and form an even larger black hole.
 
6 days ago  
In the Hercules constellation, it was inevitable.
 
6 days ago  
Live footage of the two galaxies colliding

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5 days ago  
 
5 days ago  

scottydoesntknow: Sooo what happens to the supermassive blackholes at the centers of them? Do they merge into an even larger one?


Yes, and send out detectable gravity waves when they do.

/well, "merge into a single, more massive singularity with a proportionately larger event horizon" would be more accurate, I suppose
 
5 days ago  
Well then, I guess this song needs an update.
Powerman 5000 - When Worlds Collide
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5 days ago  
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