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Science Friday - galaxy collisions
« on: January 24, 2014, 04:04:28 PM »
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Collisions between two spiral galaxies can be spectacular affairs, filled with drama and romance.  Dr. Barry Rothberg of the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics in Potsdam, details how the massive events play out and why the fate of our own galaxy, the Milky Way, could already be sealed.


http://sciencefriday.com/video/01/17/2014/star-crossed-galaxies.html

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Re: Science Friday - galaxy collisions
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2014, 04:10:21 PM »
Drama I can see, but "romance"?
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Re: Science Friday - galaxy collisions
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2014, 09:26:25 AM »
You don't see how this can be seen as a galactic love affair? A passionate embrace of two celestial bodies that leaves both inextricably bound to one another, forming a greater whole that spawns a bounty of new stars. I can certainly see the romance.
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Re: Science Friday - galaxy collisions
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2014, 01:33:36 PM »
Now I'd like reincarnation to be true so I can get to see this!
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Re: Science Friday - galaxy collisions
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2014, 02:38:10 PM »
You don't see how this can be seen as a galactic love affair? A passionate embrace of two celestial bodies that leaves both inextricably bound to one another, forming a greater whole that spawns a bounty of new stars. I can certainly see the romance.

You had be at "celestial bodies" hubba hubba
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