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Massive Gas Cloud Speeding Toward Collision With Milky Way
Science Daily ^ | 01/13/08 | Felix J. Lockman

Posted on 11/01/2009 10:32:54 AM PST by Frenchtown Dan

A giant cloud of hydrogen gas is speeding toward a collision with our Milky Way Galaxy, and when it hits -- in less than 40 million years -- it may set off a spectacular burst of stellar fireworks.

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


TOPICS: Astronomy; Science
KEYWORDS: astronomy; catastrophism; milkyway; science
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Assuming we don't all die in the next ice age, or the Iranians or Koreans don't start a nuclear world war, or the collapse of civilization due to socialist "changes" doesnt wipe us out, maybe someone will be around to witness this incredible event.
1 posted on 11/01/2009 10:32:54 AM PST by Frenchtown Dan
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To: Frenchtown Dan

40 million years? I’d better put in for some vacation time right now, or everybody else is going to get all the good days.


2 posted on 11/01/2009 10:35:03 AM PST by redhead (They are running SCARED, folks! :o) Check out the Halfbaked Sourdough at mukluk.wordpress.com)
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We need to start spending tax dollars NOW to prevent this from happening. It’s for the children.


3 posted on 11/01/2009 10:35:26 AM PST by Bryanw92 (Question O-thority!)
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when it hits -- in less than 40 million years -- it may set off a spectacular burst of stellar fireworks

I can't wait.

4 posted on 11/01/2009 10:35:27 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Frenchtown Dan
Thanks for the tip. I’m going to sell all my stocks now while I still can.
5 posted on 11/01/2009 10:36:36 AM PST by fish hawk (It's sad that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. Isaac Asimov)
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Women and minorities hardest hit.

The president was asked what he intends to do and he said he will study the situation for 43 million years.


6 posted on 11/01/2009 10:38:42 AM PST by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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And how the heck do they know it is “hydrogen gas?”

It could be methane gas out of Obama’s posterior.


7 posted on 11/01/2009 10:39:12 AM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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Ha, Ha!!

Bush’s fault!!


8 posted on 11/01/2009 10:40:03 AM PST by Frenchtown Dan
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The president was asked what he intends to do and he said he will study the situation for 43 million years.

He also noted that it was Bush's fault.

9 posted on 11/01/2009 10:40:19 AM PST by peyton randolph (Caligula's horse as Senator was smarter than our current Congress)
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..in less than 40 million years...

Damn It! We would have just paid off the OBamaCare National Debt about that time!

10 posted on 11/01/2009 10:42:38 AM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature (FR33 73h lOn9 fOrM 81R7H c3r71F1ca73!!)
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It’s methane, and...uh...I didn’t do it.


11 posted on 11/01/2009 10:42:39 AM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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The global warming alarmists are missing an opportunity. It will take some heavy duty taxation to prevent this collision from occurring.
12 posted on 11/01/2009 10:42:54 AM PST by bytesmith
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To: Bryanw92

You mean there’s money left?


13 posted on 11/01/2009 10:43:17 AM PST by Frenchtown Dan
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To: RichInOC

No, it’s all the Macdonald lovers. Like the ones in the White House.


14 posted on 11/01/2009 10:44:42 AM PST by Frenchtown Dan
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Pelosi will announce a galactic ban on gas clouds tomorrow. Paid for by US taxpayers of course in the name of fairness.


15 posted on 11/01/2009 10:45:49 AM PST by PogySailor (We're so screwed.....welcome to the American Oligarchy)
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To: Frenchtown Dan
Massive Gas Cloud Threatens Milky Way Galaxy


16 posted on 11/01/2009 10:51:01 AM PST by Upstate NY Guy
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Probably a duplicate, but why not...
 
Catastrophism
 
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17 posted on 11/01/2009 10:51:38 AM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: Frenchtown Dan

You beat me to it.


18 posted on 11/01/2009 10:52:12 AM PST by HiramQuick (work harder ... welfare recipients depend on you!)
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To: Upstate NY Guy

Yep, I always knew he was a blowhard!!!


19 posted on 11/01/2009 10:52:42 AM PST by Frenchtown Dan
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To: RichInOC

“It’s methane, and...uh...I didn’t do it.”

It was the dog.


20 posted on 11/01/2009 10:55:31 AM PST by traderrob6
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