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Fast-Spinning Star on Verge of Breaking Apart
space.com ^ | 09/25/06 | Jeanna Bryner

Posted on 09/25/2006 7:10:05 PM PDT by KevinDavis

If your idea of fun is whirling around on a dizzying carnival ride, astronomers have found a stellar adventure that would stop you in your tracks. A sizzling-hot star is spinning around at near break-up velocity, according to a new study.

(Excerpt) Read more at space.com ...


TOPICS: Astronomy; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: space; tvf; xplanets
Dare I say it????
1 posted on 09/25/2006 7:10:05 PM PDT by KevinDavis
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To: RightWhale; Brett66; xrp; gdc314; anymouse; NonZeroSum; jimkress; discostu; The_Victor; ...

2 posted on 09/25/2006 7:10:37 PM PDT by KevinDavis (http://www.cafepress.com/spacefuture)
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To: KevinDavis

Say it. Say it.


3 posted on 09/25/2006 7:11:27 PM PDT by BipolarBob (I get homesick when I look up in the skies and see my home planet.)
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To: BipolarBob; All

Bush's Fault!!!!


4 posted on 09/25/2006 7:13:11 PM PDT by KevinDavis (http://www.cafepress.com/spacefuture)
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To: KevinDavis

Thanks!! LOL.


5 posted on 09/25/2006 7:14:58 PM PDT by BipolarBob (I get homesick when I look up in the skies and see my home planet.)
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To: BipolarBob; All

Hell he is blamed for everthing that is going wrong....


6 posted on 09/25/2006 7:18:38 PM PDT by KevinDavis (http://www.cafepress.com/spacefuture)
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To: KevinDavis
Fast-Spinning Star on Verge of Breaking Apart

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Naaah, just sloughage.

7 posted on 09/25/2006 7:22:52 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: KevinDavis

Thailand?


8 posted on 09/25/2006 7:38:30 PM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: KevinDavis

hmmmmmm well it prolly already has broken apart, only we won't know about it for another, what, 10,000 years?


9 posted on 09/25/2006 10:16:41 PM PDT by AZRepublican ("The degree in which a measure is necessary can never be a test of the legal right to adopt it.")
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To: KevinDavis; pissant

Taking the Paris Hilton Celibacy Challenge
By Teddy Wayne
Posted Tuesday, Aug. 08, 2006

"'I'm not having sex for a year.... I'll kiss, but nothing else,' says [Paris] Hilton, who told [GQ] magazine she has had sex with only two men during her lifetime." — The Associated Press, August 5, 2006

http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1224433,00.html


10 posted on 09/25/2006 10:49:46 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (updated my FR profile on Saturday, September 16, 2006. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Two men, but how many strap-ons?


11 posted on 09/25/2006 10:51:13 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Maybe she's also excluding the ol' Presidential Treatment.


12 posted on 09/25/2006 10:55:48 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (updated my FR profile on Saturday, September 16, 2006. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Fred Nerks; Swordmaker; FairOpinion

Bzzt! Bzzt! Bzzt!


13 posted on 09/25/2006 10:56:53 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (updated my FR profile on Saturday, September 16, 2006. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Givin or receivin?


14 posted on 09/25/2006 10:56:59 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Both. And of course, she may not remember quite a number of times, due to, uh, other alleged activities she commonly engages in.


15 posted on 09/25/2006 11:15:52 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (updated my FR profile on Saturday, September 16, 2006. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Still, astronomers are perplexed as to what physical processes create the disk surrounding Be stars.

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Pollen? Bzzt bzzt bzzt!


16 posted on 09/25/2006 11:50:22 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (ENEMY + MEDIA = ENEMEDIA)
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To: martin_fierro

Oh come on! I haven't had my breakfast yet. ;)


17 posted on 09/26/2006 7:13:17 AM PDT by CarolAnn (If we aren't supposed to shoot animals, then why did God make them out of meat?)
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To: martin_fierro

On a more scientific angle to your post: It's amazing the effect thirty years of gravity has on the old bod, isn't it?
(Sorry, I couldn't help it.)


18 posted on 09/26/2006 7:18:14 AM PDT by CarolAnn (If we aren't supposed to shoot animals, then why did God make them out of meat?)
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To: KevinDavis

Sean Penn?


19 posted on 09/26/2006 7:30:36 AM PDT by BenLurkin ("The entire remedy is with the people." - W. H. Harrison)
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To: annie laurie; garbageseeker; Knitting A Conundrum; Viking2002; Ernest_at_the_Beach; mikrofon
Okay, since X-Planets refers to various planets X, extrasolar planets, and thirdly, exploding planets, this topic is a bit related, as VanFlandern discusses his overspin fission (non-nuclear fission) as the origin of the Moon. :') Long way around, but the view is great, eh?

· X-Planets ping list · join · view topics · view or post blog · bookmark ·

20 posted on 09/30/2006 9:59:00 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (If I had a nut allergy, I'd be outta here. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Catastrophism

21 posted on 09/30/2006 10:00:44 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (If I had a nut allergy, I'd be outta here. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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