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Space and Science BS Thread

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Monster Coma, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. Apr 2, 2019 at 1:43 PM
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  2. Apr 2, 2019 at 5:33 PM
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  3. Apr 3, 2019 at 5:18 AM
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    Read The Bobiverse series and hope you can become a Von Neumann probe too.

    https://www.goodreads.com/series/192752-bobiverse

    I listened to them on Audible and absolutely loved them. Plus, the science is amazingly accurate (as far as we know). Relativity plays a key role in everything, and the physics is well explained and understandable.

    Outstanding sci-fi and possible future.
     
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  8. Apr 10, 2019 at 9:00 PM
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  9. Apr 11, 2019 at 3:20 AM
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    Much better. So cool
     
  10. Apr 11, 2019 at 6:50 AM
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    What stops one of those from starting up in our solar system?
     
  11. Apr 11, 2019 at 7:00 AM
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    It's not 6.5 Billion times the size of our Sun, It's density is about 6.5 Billion times the Mass of our Sun

    There is not mass in our sun to do this, our star will swell and fizzle out...
     
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  12. Apr 11, 2019 at 7:26 AM
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    Yeah, the caption is off, and I have seen that same stupid caption elsewhere, but the image is pretty cool.
     
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  13. Apr 11, 2019 at 8:03 AM
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    Yes it is, I've heard several "Astrophysicists" talk about it being in our galaxy.
    upload_2019-4-11_11-3-52.jpg
     
  14. Apr 11, 2019 at 8:09 AM
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    SpaceX hopes to launch a Falcon Heavy tonight.

    Launch window opens at 6:35 PM EDT.
     
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  15. Apr 11, 2019 at 8:16 AM
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    Also, since it is space related:

    Senate hearing on the creation of the space Force is going on right now.

    The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on "Proposal to Establish a United States Space Force." with the Gen. Dunford and a few others

    https://www.cnn.com/specials/live-video-2?adkey=bn
     
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    Having been a member of Air Force Space Command in a past life, the whole thing is stupid and a waste of time and money.
     
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    Sweet! Hopefully I can watch the live launch.
     
  18. Apr 11, 2019 at 9:37 AM
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    Willpower mostly. The sun had a new year's resolution, but you know how those usually turn out.

    Also, it lacks the mass.
     
  19. Apr 11, 2019 at 9:38 AM
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    Is someone gonna move the tacoma off the pad beforehand?
     
  20. Apr 11, 2019 at 9:41 AM
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    I miss being in CA and watching them happen off my balcony. One of the very few things I miss about the LA area.
     
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