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(NYPost)   Hubble telescope captures image of two galaxies colliding so violently they're seeing stars   (nypost.com) divider line
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2019-03-14 03:31:18 PM  
Is THAT where heaven is?

/kidding, thanks subby.  ima upvote this one, i like it.
 
2019-03-14 05:23:27 PM  
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.
 
2019-03-14 05:28:37 PM  
woah woah woah NSFW
 
2019-03-14 05:53:06 PM  
Sooo what happens to the supermassive blackholes at the centers of them? Do they merge into an even larger one?
 
2019-03-14 06:32:28 PM  

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.
 
2019-03-14 07:05:07 PM  
In the Hercules constellation, it was inevitable.
 
2019-03-14 07:33:16 PM  
Live footage of the two galaxies colliding

Austin Powers Steamroller
Youtube y_PrZ-J7D3k
 
2019-03-14 09:14:53 PM  
 
2019-03-14 10:11:24 PM  

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
 
2019-03-14 11:12:09 PM  
Well then, I guess this song needs an update.
Powerman 5000 - When Worlds Collide
Youtube lsV500W4BHU
 
2019-03-15 12:07:58 AM  
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