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A massive star in a far-off galaxy just disappeared, leaving behind no trace
wion ^ | Jul 01, 2020

Posted on 07/02/2020 11:11:46 AM PDT by BenLurkin

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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

“They finished the dyson sphere.”

Maybe the Ringworld has now moved into an edge on position relative to us and is now blocking the starlight.


41 posted on 07/02/2020 11:31:03 AM PDT by nomorelurker
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To: BenLurkin

The article describes it as a blue variable, and highly unpredictable.

Observers didn’t observe it. They picked up its signature between 2001-2011. When they went back recently to observe it, they found no signature.

A signature is a star’s emission spectrum and its absorption spectrum.

So the star didn’t just disappear.

Because of the law of conservation of matter and energy, the star didn’t just disappear.

Scientists have no explanation for their inability to detect any signature. That is not the same as “the massive star just disappeared.”

Perhaps there was no star there, and there is another reason for seeing the signature back in 2001-2011.


42 posted on 07/02/2020 11:31:35 AM PDT by I want the USA back (THERE ABSOLUTELY NEEDS TO BE A DEBATE TRUMP VS BIDEN! It will be the best show ever!)
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To: BenLurkin; 75thOVI; Abathar; agrace; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AnalogReigns; AndrewC; ...
"Now we call this, 'the Kaboom Nebula'. Thanks BenLurkin. I think there was at least one episode of Star Trek sorta like this. :^)



43 posted on 07/02/2020 11:31:59 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: BenLurkin

Dyson Sphere on!


44 posted on 07/02/2020 11:32:27 AM PDT by Flick Lives (My work's illegal, but at least it's honest. - Capt. Malcolm Reynolds)
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To: BenLurkin

Intergalactic looting?


45 posted on 07/02/2020 11:34:22 AM PDT by READINABLUESTATE (I'm essential!)
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46 posted on 07/02/2020 11:34:22 AM PDT by Flick Lives (My work's illegal, but at least it's honest. - Capt. Malcolm Reynolds)
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To: BenLurkin

David Copperfield working at an astronomical distance is my guess.


47 posted on 07/02/2020 11:35:07 AM PDT by glennaro (Mask-wearing maintains the illusion of a "health crisis" ... and drives irrational fear)
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To: BenLurkin

“A star just disappeared, leaving behind no trace”

Like all the rest of the WOKEs.

If a “Star” comes out for BLM-Antifa-Alphabet People etc . . . their career vanishes, as far as most conservatives are concerned.


48 posted on 07/02/2020 11:36:02 AM PDT by Macoozie (Handcuffs and Orange Jumpsuits)
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To: vikingd00d

There was a terrible ghastly silence.
There was a terrible ghastly noise.
There was a terrible ghastly silence.

The Vogon Constructor Fleet coasted away into the inky starry void.


49 posted on 07/02/2020 11:38:43 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (In 2016 Obama ended America's 220 year tradition of peaceful transfer of power after an election.)
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To: Billthedrill

I think I know who took it.
Beaver: “Golly Wally, what am I gonna do now?’’

Wally “Gee Beav when Dad finds out you took that star, he’ll go ape!’’

Beaver: “You’re not gonna squeal are you?’’

Wally Of course I’m gonna squeal. Ya did it, didn’t cha’?’’


50 posted on 07/02/2020 11:39:54 AM PDT by jmacusa (If we're all equal how is diversity our strength?)
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To: BenLurkin
A giant star which was under the observation of astronomers for over ten years has suddenly vanished.

The embarrassed astronomers quickly retracted the story when they realized they had simply forgotten to remove the lens cap from their telescope.

51 posted on 07/02/2020 11:43:12 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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52 posted on 07/02/2020 11:45:40 AM PDT by kaboom
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To: BenLurkin
This entire FR message thread has become the levity of the day for me. 😉😆
53 posted on 07/02/2020 11:51:57 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's Economic Cure)
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To: BenLurkin

Mawell star


54 posted on 07/02/2020 11:52:03 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom Hi Dad)
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To: BenLurkin
Clearly this is a star trained in the arts of How Not to be Seen
55 posted on 07/02/2020 11:52:15 AM PDT by thoughtomator (here comes the switch to Hillary)
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To: BenLurkin

Any possibility it is BEHIND a larger object???


56 posted on 07/02/2020 11:54:41 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: BenLurkin

Eaten by a Black Hole?
(Black Holes Matter, even 75 million years ago)


57 posted on 07/02/2020 11:54:58 AM PDT by TexasTransplant ( I am going back to work... permission or not)
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To: BenLurkin

It is just in the beginning of it’s collapse. It will take a couple of days to fully collapse and go full super nova (say, isn’t that a good car for drag racing???)


58 posted on 07/02/2020 11:56:26 AM PDT by dirtymac (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.(DT4POTUS))
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To: BenLurkin

it took one look at the DNC Democrapic Commie Nazi party

and

committed suicide


59 posted on 07/02/2020 11:56:36 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (Politicians are not born, they’re excreted. Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))
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To: BenLurkin

Did it have dirt on Hillary?


60 posted on 07/02/2020 11:58:19 AM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Oh boy!)
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