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    More: Cool, galaxies, astronomers, light-years away, solar masses, Hubble Space Telescope, redshifts, Milky Way  
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3117 clicks; posted to Geek » on 23 Oct 2013 at 9:38 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-10-23 11:39:25 PM  
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doglover: Now when astronomers discover their asses, get off them, and get a manned Mars flight or ten going, that will be cool.

I'm pretty sure that's not in the job description.
2013-10-23 10:18:08 PM  
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simplicimus: Sentences like this drive me crazy: "It's less than 2% the mass of the Milky Way, but it's producing stars at a rate that's confounding scientists. " No, it was producing stars 13.1 billion years ago. We have no idea what's happening there now.

I have no idea what my screen is doing right now.
2013-10-23 09:35:26 PM  
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Shostie: doglover: But seriously, why is Europa not teeming with probes already?


fark you, I'm not just attempting. We're colonizing that biatch. Soon as we cure up to 500 rads daily radiation dose or so..
2013-10-23 09:30:08 PM  
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simplicimus: And I'm not going to start on the 30 billion light years away.

6000 light years away.
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